Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 386 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on 2020-08-14 13:09:26 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
15 Aug 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-14 13:09:26 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.98°N / 98.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Tecoyame (pop: 249) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSW of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) S of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of La Roqueta Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||5 km||83 km al SUROESTE de PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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