Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, 101 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on 2020-09-16 18:13:33 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 155 km depth
16 Sep 23:35 UTC: First to report: SSN after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-16 18:13:33 (Hora de México)
Depth: 155.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.88°N / 94.05°W↗ (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.88°S / 85.95°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SE of Pilar Espinosa de Leon (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Emiliano Zapata (Chiapas) (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Lazaro Cardenas (Chiapas) (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) N of El Espinal (Chiapas) (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Raudales Malpaso (Chiapas) (pop: 6,820) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNE of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) E of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
607 km (377 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||155 km||40 Km Al NOROESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|4.3||155 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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