Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 16 km north of Jalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 30 May 2020 at 08:24 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
30 May 08:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.64°N / 95.44°W (Lachiloya, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Loma de Tierra (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Santiago Lachiguiri (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Jalapa (pop: 8,290) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (310 mi) SE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||5 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||5 km||38 km al OESTE de CD IXTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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