Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 8 km northwest of Matías Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 24 May 2020 at 05:19 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 117 km depth
24 May 05:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.94°N / 95.08°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NE of El Chocolate (Chocolate) (pop: 1,100)
9 km (6 mi) SW of Piedra Blanca (San Juan Guichicovi) (pop: 1,220)
13 km (8 mi) S of Santa Ana (pop: 1,340)
13 km (8 mi) E of Zacatal (San Juan Guichicovi) (pop: 1,140)
15 km (9 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430)
56 km (35 mi) N of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
175 km (109 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
509 km (317 mi) SE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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