Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 18 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 27 May 2020 at 15:08 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 3 km depth
27 May 15:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 27 May 2020 15:08:40 UTC -
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.47°N / 95.18°W (Magdalena Tlacotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of San Pedro Comitancillo (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) E of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
532 km (330 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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|M 4.1||3 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.1||3 km||13 km al SUROESTE de CD IXTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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