Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 5 September 2007 at 14:57 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 159 km depth
Depth: 158.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.862°N / 93.996°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Francisco Sarabia (pop: 51) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Merida (pop: 1,410) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Raudales Malpaso (pop: 6,820) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) N of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
613 km (381 mi) ESE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||159 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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