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

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

Moderate 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

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 28, 2020 15:01:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter2020-08-28 10:01:02 (Hora de México)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.62°N / 98.47°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.62°S / 81.53°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities73 km (46 mi) SSW of Mariano Matamoros (pop: 77) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) S of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) SSW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) SW of Collantes (pop: 2,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) S of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SW of Santa Maria (pop: 4,760) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
119 km (74 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
429 km (267 mi) S of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.210 km91 Km Al SUROESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX (Mexico)SSN
4.210 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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