Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 17:05 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 60 km depth
23 May 17:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.78°N / 96.37°W↗ (San Dionisio Ocotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.78°S / 83.63°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martín (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Las Carretas (pop: 38) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of San Pablo (pop: 8,170) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Tlacolula de Matamoros (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Ocotlan de Morelos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of San Antonio de la Cal (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan (pop: 67,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Santa Maria Atzompa (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (258 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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|4.1||60 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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