Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 429 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on 2020-08-28 10:01:02 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 429 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on 2020-08-28 10:01:02 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Aug 15:27 UTC: First to report: SSN after 27 minutes.

Aug 28 15:28: Source data changed from EMSC to SSN
Date & time: 28 Aug 2020 03:01:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-28 10:01:02 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.62°N / 98.47°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) SSW of Corralero (pop: 1,740)
80 km (50 mi) S of Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420)
81 km (50 mi) SSW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220)
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600)
95 km (59 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 9,390)
119 km (74 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100)
206 km (128 mi) SE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500)
429 km (267 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.210 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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