Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Chiapas, 8.1 km north of El Espinal (Oaxaca), Mexico, on 2020-09-17 07:51:02 (Hora de México)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 103 km depth
18 Sep 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 12 hours.
|Date & time||Sep 17, 2020 12:51:02 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter||2020-09-17 07:51:02 (Hora de México)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||16.44°N / 94.12°W (San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chiapas, Mexico)|
|Antipode||16.44°S / 85.88°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||El Chichón (140 km / 87 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||3 km (2 mi) WNW of San Pedro de las Palmas Dos (pop: 58) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
11 km (7 mi) NE of San Pedro Tapanatepec (Oaxaca) (pop: 7,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Villamorelos (pop: 1,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) E of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (Oaxaca) (pop: 7,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Emiliano Zapata (pop: 3,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) NW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) ENE of San Francisco del Mar (Oaxaca) (pop: 4,720) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) NW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
625 km (389 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.0||103 km||33 Km Al NOROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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