Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 62 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 19:45 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 30 km depth
5 Aug 20:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.62°N / 95.11°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312)
62 km (39 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
67 km (42 mi) S of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730)
80 km (49 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100)
91 km (57 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Unión Hidalgo (pop: 12,700)
248 km (154 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
601 km (373 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||30 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.2||30 km||63 km al SUR de SALINA CRUZ, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Coyoacán (591.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)