Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 493 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:14 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 493 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:14 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 17 Aug 2020 08:14:59 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.0615°N / 98.3513°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (74 mi) SSW of El Azufre (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 524)
146 km (91 mi) SSW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600)
147 km (91 mi) SSW of Santiago (pop: 10,100)
157 km (98 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 9,390)
164 km (102 mi) SW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900)
181 km (113 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100)
259 km (161 mi) SE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500)
493 km (306 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 km129 km SSW of Santa María Chico Ometepec, MexicoUSGS

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