Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 35 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 23 km depth
24 Sep 16:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7)
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.86°N / 95.17°W (Mexico)
Antipode: 15.86°S / 84.83°E
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SE of Ensenada Chipehua (pop: 36) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Santa Rosa de Lima (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of San Pedro Huamelula (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (359 mi) SE of Mexico (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) | about seismic energy
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|4.2||23 km||36 Km Al SUR De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|4.2||23 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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