Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 67 km southeast of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 17:49 (GMT) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes here | Quakes in Mexico | Oaxaca | Mexico City
Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
8 Aug 18:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.35°N / 96.76°W↗ (Mexico)
Antipode: 15.35°S / 83.24°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Ventanilla (pop: 94) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (322 mi) SSE of 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
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.
|4.1||16 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.1||16 km||54 km al SUROESTE de S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.