Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 83 km northwest of Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-15 01:44:37 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 63 km depth
15 Sep 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-15 01:44:37 (Hora de México)
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.44°N / 97.4°W↗ (Santiago Nejapilla, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.44°S / 82.6°E↗
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NW of Santiago Nejapilla (pop: 192) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Santiago Yolomécatl (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Asuncion (Asunción Nochixtlán) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Chilapa (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (Villa de Tamazulápam del Progreso) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SE of Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WNW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||63 km||35 Km Al NORESTE De H TLAXIACO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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