Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 44 km southwest of San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 07:56 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
18 Aug 08:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.43°N / 96.71°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.43°S / 83.29°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Ventanilla (pop: 94) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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|4.1||16 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.1||16 km||44 km al SUROESTE de S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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