Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 8 August 2020
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)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) SW of Ventanilla (pop: 100)
42 km (26 mi) SW of El Mazunte (pop: 900)
42 km (26 mi) SW of La Laguna del Palmar (pop: 100)
191 km (119 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
191 km (119 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
519 km (322 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 8 Aug 17:49 UTC||M 4.1 / 16 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|2020-08-08 12:49:20 (Hora de México) (8 Aug 17:49:20 UTC)||M 4.1 / 16 km||54 km al SUROESTE de S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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