Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 38 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-17 12:59:19 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 112 km depth
17 Aug 18:28 UTC: First to report: SSN after 29 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-17 12:59:19 (Hora de México)
Depth: 112.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.53°N / 94.68°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) S of El Mixe (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Las Conchas (pop: 943) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ESE of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||112 km||17 km al NORESTE de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.1||112 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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