Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 65 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-17 18:43:46 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 65 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-17 18:43:46 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 48 km depth

18 Sep 00:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Sep 2020 23:43:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-17 18:43:46 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.82°N / 94.56°W (La Gloria, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Escolapa (pop: 225) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNE of La Blanca (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.3°C (72 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from N
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.148 km48 Km Al NORESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX, MexicoSSN
M 4.148 km48 Km NE of Unión Hidalgo, MexicoEMSC

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