Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-20 22:28:51 -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-20 22:28:51

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

21 May 04:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 33.0 km.
Date & time: 21 May 2020 04:28:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-20 22:28:51
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.519°N / 94.974°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
619 km (385 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.233 km77 Km al sur de Salina Cruz, México (Mexico)INETER
4.928 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
4.940 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
4.930 km58km S of San Francisco del Mar, MexicoUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes):
  • 16 Jul 2020 04:56 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 14 Jul 2020 07:29 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Jul 2020 17:25 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 08 Jul 2020 09:44 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Jul 2020 21:09 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 04 Jul 2020 18:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 04 Jul 2020 17:37 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 27 Jun 2020 15:30 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 19 Jun 2020 15:28 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 19 Jun 2020 09:32 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 Jun 2020 06:46 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 14 Jun 2020 20:01 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 14 Jun 2020 07:11 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 08:31 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 05:22 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Jun 2020 07:19 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • Show all

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