Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 28 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-06 03:41:45 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
6 Oct 13:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 6 Oct 2020 08:41:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-06 03:41:45 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.39°N / 94.76°W (San Dionisio del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) N of Colonia Buenos Aires (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|M 4.0||16 km||12 Km Al SURESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|M 4.0||16 km||28 Km E of Juchitan De Zaragoza, Mexico||EMSC|
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