Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 86 km south of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 19:30 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 149 km depth
20 Aug 19:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 149.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.25°N / 94.75°W↗ (El Escundido, Veracruz, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.25°S / 85.25°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martín (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Benito Juarez (Poblado Uno) (pop: 316) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Hermanos Cedillo (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NE of Cuauhtémoc (Oaxaca) (pop: 2,260) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Donaji (Oaxaca) (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Palomares (Oaxaca) (pop: 3,760) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Jesus Carranza (pop: 4,020) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of San Juan Guichicovi (Oaxaca) (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (324 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||149 km||86 km SSW of Minatitlán, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.2||149 km||51 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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