Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 119 km east of Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-08-31 12:36:17 (Hora de México) -
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 105 km depth
1 Sep 01:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2020 17:36:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter:
2020-08-31 12:36:17 (Hora de México)
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.14°N / 95.61°W
Nearest volcano: San Martín
(166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:4 km (3 mi) WNW of La Nueva Esperanza
(pop: 200) --> See nearby quakes!14 km (9 mi) S of Santa Maria Puxmetacan
(pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!19 km (12 mi) E of San Juan Cotzocon
(pop: 3,700) --> See nearby quakes!21 km (13 mi) NW of San Juan Mazatlan
(pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!23 km (14 mi) NNE of Santa Margarita Huitepec (San Juan Mazatlán)
(pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!24 km (15 mi) SSE of San Juan Jaltepec
(pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!26 km (16 mi) ENE of Santa Maria Alotepec
(pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!32 km (20 mi) SW of Jaltepec de Candayoc
(pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!119 km (74 mi) E of Oaxaca City
(pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!450 km (280 mi) ESE of Mexico City
(pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN
(Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010
joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||105 km||67 Km Al NOROESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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