Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 0.7 km south of Santiago Yaitepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 21:58 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 16 km depth
19 Aug 22:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.22°N / 97.27°W↗ (Santiago Yaitepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.22°S / 82.73°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) S of Santiago Yaitepec (pop: 4,120) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) ESE of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NE of Zacatepec (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of La Luz (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||16 km||85 km E of Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.3||16 km||29 km al NORESTE de RIO GRANDE, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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