Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 135 km east of Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-02 16:16:56 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 69 km depth
3 Aug 01:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-02 16:16:56 (Hora de México)
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.14°N / 95.46°W (Santiago Tula, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) E of Santa Maria Villa Hermosa (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) N of San Juan Mazatlan (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Santa Maria Puxmetacan (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Jaltepec de Candayoc (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Santa Margarita Huitepec (San Juan Mazatlán) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of San Juan Jaltepec (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of San Juan Cotzocon (pop: 3,700) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||69 km||53 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 3.8||69 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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