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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 2 July 2020

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 2 July 2020
2 Jul 16:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jul 2 18:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 26.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 2 July 2020 16:17 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.6°N / 97.71°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (7 mi) NW of Las Limas (pop: 100)
12 km (7 mi) N of El Huamuche (pop: 500)
12 km (8 mi) NE of El Carasol (pop: 700)
114 km (71 mi) SW of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (pop: 61,800)
117 km (73 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
349 km (217 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 2 Jul 16:17 UTCM 4.9 / 26 kmOaxaca, MexicoGFZ
Thu, 2 Jul 16:17 UTCM 5.2 / 25 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC
Thu, 2 Jul 16:17 UTCM 4.9 / 12.8 km7 km SSE of Zaragoza, MexicoUSGS
2020-07-02 11:17:56 (Hora de México) (2 Jul 16:17:56 UTC)M 5.2 / 19 km15 km al SUR de PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX (Mexico)SSN

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236.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Tequesquitengo, Morelos (276.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sensación clara de movimiento.. Pero, efectivamente, sólo dentro de casa. (reported through our app)
CDMX / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oaxaca de juarez / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benito Juárez (Mexico, 347 km NW of epicenter) : Se movieron mis colgantes (reported through EMSC)
Celaya (Mexico, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento en cosas (reported through EMSC)
Venustiano Carranza (Mexico, 353 km NW of epicenter) : Ligero movimiento casi imperceptible en la zona norte de la Ciudad de México. Ligero movimiento de lámparas colgantes y puertas. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 2 July 2020

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