Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-20 23:28:52 (Hora de México) -

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-20 23:28:52 (Hora de México)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 16 km depth

21 May 06:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 45 minutes.
Date & time: 21 May 2020 05:28:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-20 23:28:52 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.43°N / 94.94°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) S of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
629 km (391 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.016 km88 km al SURESTE de SALINA CRUZ, OAX (Mexico)SSN

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (27 quakes):
  • 16 Jul 2020 04:56 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 14 Jul 2020 07:29 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Jul 2020 17:25 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 04 Jul 2020 18:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 04 Jul 2020 17:37 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 30 Jun 2020 18:04 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 19 Jun 2020 15:28 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 Jun 2020 06:46 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 14 Jun 2020 20:01 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 14 Jun 2020 07:11 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 05:22 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Jun 2020 07:19 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Jun 2020 00:45 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 03 Jun 2020 17:45 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 28 May 2020 13:06 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 27 May 2020 04:01 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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