Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 9.8 km northwest of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 09:31 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
5 Aug 09:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.51°N / 95.07°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) S of El Sifon (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
1 km (1 mi) NW of Asuncion Ixtaltepec (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WSW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) SE of Mexiko (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||5 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.1||5 km||6 km al SURESTE de CD IXTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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