Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 20 August 2007 at 10:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 80 km depth
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.298°N / 94.529°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) E of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SW of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
598 km (372 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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|M 4.3||80 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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