Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 60 km west of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 03:53 GMT
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 63 km depth
17 Aug 04:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.04°N / 95.74°W (San Pedro Huamelula, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.04°S / 84.26°E
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Rio Papaya (pop: 69) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) SE of Santa Maria Zapotitlan (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Mazatlan (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SSW of Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.4||63 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.4||63 km||52 km al NORESTE de CRUCECITA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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