Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 39 km south of San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 14:31 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
24 Aug 15:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 32 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.41°N / 96.35°W↗ (Mexico)
Antipode: 15.41°S / 83.65°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) S of Barra de Cuatunalco (San Pedro Pochutla) (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) S of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSE of Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Quelové (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (333 mi) SE of Mexico City (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||6 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|4.2||6 km||39 Km Al SURESTE De S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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