Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 21 km southwest of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-26 15:32:04 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
26 Aug 20:49 UTC: First to report: SSN after 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-26 15:32:04 (Hora de México)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.67°N / 96.3°W↗ (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.67°S / 83.7°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Barra de Cuatunalco (San Pedro Pochutla) (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ESE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (320 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||8 km||19 Km Al SURESTE De S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|4.6||8 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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