Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 32 km north of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-21 02:25:01 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 32 km north of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-21 02:25:01 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 27 km depth

21 Sep 07:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
21 Sep 07:49: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 21 Sep 2020 07:25:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-21 02:25:01 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.72°N / 94.95°W (El Mezquite, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of El Mezquite (Asunción Ixtaltepec) (pop: 391) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of Chivixhuyo (pop: 773) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of El Barrio de la Soledad (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNE of El Espinal (pop: 7,820) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 21.8°C (71 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 5 km/h (2 kts) from N
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.027 km20 Km Al SURESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, MexicoSSN
M 4.027 km32 Km NNE of Juchitán De Zaragoza, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Coatzacoalcos (165.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
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Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 32 km north of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-09-21 02:25:01 (Hora de México)
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