Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 5.6 km west of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 06:40 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 20 km depth
23 May 07:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.99°N / 95.81°W↗ (San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.99°S / 84.19°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Santa Cruz Ocotal (pop: 752) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) WNW of San Miguel Quetzaltepec (pop: 3,860) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of San Juan Juquila (pop: 1,670) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NW of Santiago Quiavicuzas (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of San Juan Cotzocon (pop: 3,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Zacatepec (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 3,450) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NE of San Pedro Quiatoni (pop: 2,790) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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