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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 10 km SSE of Santa María Xadani, Mexico on Sunday, 5 July 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.3 quake: 76 Km al noreste de Puerto Ángel, México (Mexico), 23 Jun 2020 15:29, which had occurred 12 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 10 km SSE of Santa María Xadani, Mexico on Sunday, 5 July 2020
5 Jul 13:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 5 July 2020 12:58 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.8609°N / 96.0484°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Zimatán (pop: 500)
8 km (5 mi) SE of El Achote (pop: 100)
8 km (5 mi) N of La Bocana de Copalita (pop: 100)
98 km (61 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
152 km (95 mi) SE of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
514 km (319 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 5 Jul 12:58 UTCM 4.5 / 26 km10 km SSE of Santa María Xadani, MexicoUSGS
Sun, 5 Jul 12:58 UTCM 4.7 / 13 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
2020-07-05 07:58:47 (Hora de México) (5 Jul 12:58:47 UTC)M 4.7 / 13 km25 km al SUR de CRUCECITA, OAX (Mexico)SSN
Sun, 5 Jul 12:58 UTCM 4.4 / 29 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (5)

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Sector O, bahías de Huatulco, Oaxaca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A short (4 seconds?) but quite strong shake preceded by the usual rumble a second before. Would have estimated a M5 but apparently mistaken.
Ciudad de Mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Muy ligera oscilacion de objetos colgantes
Bahias de Huatulco / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking, but short
El Mazunte (Mexico, 85 km SW of epicenter) : Bed shook n rocked (reported through EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico, 41 km SW of epicenter) : estando aún dormido, provocó que despertáramos abruptamente, perceptible habrán sido 4 segundos más menos, sacudida moderada. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 10 km SSE of Santa María Xadani, Mexico on Sunday, 5 July 2020

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