Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 110 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on 2020-08-05 03:43:23 (Hora de México)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 129 km depth
5 Aug 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
|Date & time||Aug 5, 2020 08:43:23 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter||2020-08-05 03:43:23 (Hora de México)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||16.57°N / 94.13°W (San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)|
|Antipode||16.57°S / 85.87°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||El Chichón (130 km / 81 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||6 km (4 mi) ENE of Rodulfo Figueroa (pop: 141) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Nueva Tenochtitlan (Rizo de Oro) (Chiapas) (pop: 1,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) NNE of San Pedro Tapanatepec (pop: 7,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) NW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) WSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) ENE of San Francisco del Mar (pop: 4,720) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) NW of Tonala (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 35,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
282 km (175 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
617 km (383 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.0||129 km||45 km al NOROESTE de ARRIAGA , CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
|4.0||129 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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