Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Tuesday, 18 August 2020
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 (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Ventanilla (pop: 100)
31 km (19 mi) SW of El Mazunte (pop: 900)
32 km (20 mi) SW of San Agustinillo (pop: 300)
182 km (113 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
182 km (113 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
513 km (319 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 18 Aug 07:56 UTC||M 4.1 / 16 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|2020-08-18 02:56:42 (Hora de México) (18 Aug 07:56:42 UTC)||M 4.1 / 16 km||44 km al SUROESTE de S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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