Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 3.4 km south of Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-15 18:58:46 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
16 Sep 00:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-15 18:58:46 (Hora de México)
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.53°N / 95.1°W↗ (Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.53°S / 84.9°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) WSW of Rancho Nuevo (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
534 km (332 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||6 km||3 Km Al SUR De CD IXTEPEC, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|4.2||6 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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