Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 474 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:15 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 474 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:15 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Aug 20:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Aug 2020 08:15:04 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.27°N / 98.17°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) SSW of El Azufre (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 524)
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Tuza (Santiago Jamiltepec) (pop: 251)
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Santiago (pop: 10,100)
120 km (74 mi) S of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600)
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900)
136 km (85 mi) SSE of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 9,390)
160 km (99 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100)
474 km (294 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 kmOff Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 4.820 kmOff Coast Of Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
M 4.716 km159 km al SUROESTE de PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX (Mexico)SSN
M 4.810 km127 km SSW of Santa María Chico Ometepec, MexicoUSGS

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 474 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:15 (GMT)
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