Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 95 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on 2020-08-12 01:38:31 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 140 km depth
12 Aug 13:35 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-12 01:38:31 (Hora de México)
Depth: 140.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.04°N / 93.96°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 81) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Benito Juarez Uno (pop: 183) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of La Esperanza (pop: 725) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of El Coquito (Chiapas) (pop: 51) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Francisco Sarabia (pop: 51) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Elsy Herrerias de Castellanos (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of San Francisco la Paz (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
607 km (377 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||140 km||46 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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