Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 26 km southwest of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-21 14:36:34 (Hora de México) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 26 km southwest of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-21 14:36:34 (Hora de México)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Aug 20:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 30 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 21, 2020 19:36:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-21 14:36:34 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.57°N / 96.27°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.57°S / 83.73°E
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) SSW of San Agustin (Santa María Huatulco) (pop: 250) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) S of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
525 km (326 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.710 km27 km al SUROESTE de CRUCECITA, OAX (Mexico)SSN
4.410 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
4.410 km20 km SSE of Sector H Tres, MexicoUSGS

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Southgate, Michigan (634.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
La Crucecita, Bahias de Huatulco, Oaxaca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It rumbled and the shaking was an up and down heavy vibration. It a little difficult to walk to the door. It held a long time, compared to otners of similar strength in the past.  
48183 / not felt : Boom, and short vibration...  
Tlalixtac de Cabrera, 68270 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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