Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 19 December 2004 at 09:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 68 km depth
Depth: 67.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.003°N / 97.702°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Barrio del Carmen (pop: 21) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Santiago Chilixtlahuaca (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Petlalcingo (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Zinacatepec (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Ajalpan (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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|M 4.1||68 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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