Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 250 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-05-20 01:47:15 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 66 km depth
20 May 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-20 01:47:15 (Hora de México)
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.87°N / 97.42°W (Concepción Buenavista, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (2 mi) ENE of Primera Seccion (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (Villa de Tamazulápam del Progreso) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of San Sebastian (Puebla) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi, Puebla) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Ajalpan (Puebla) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Tehuacan (Puebla) (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||66 km||7 km al OESTE de TEPELMEME, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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