Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 30 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-17 20:46:20 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 Aug 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 21 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-17 20:46:20 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.91°N / 95.18°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Playa Azul (pop: 22) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||5 km||30 km al SUR de SALINA CRUZ, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.2||5 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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