Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 35 km southeast of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 19:25 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 11 km depth
20 Aug 19:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.54°N / 95.91°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.54°S / 84.09°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SE of Residencial Conejos (pop: 30) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Santa Maria Zapotitlan (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Mazatlan (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
551 km (342 mi) SE 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||11 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.3||11 km||36 km al SURESTE de CRUCECITA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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