Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 23 km northwest of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-20 18:18:38 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 54 km depth
21 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 48 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-20 18:18:38 (Hora de México)
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.49°N / 95.37°W↗ (Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.49°S / 84.63°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Guichiquero (pop: 126) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NW of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||54 km||23 km al NOROESTE de TEHUANTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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