Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 68 Km Al NORESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, Mexico, on 2020-10-16 04:48:32 (Hora de México)
16 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-16 04:48:32 (Hora de México)
Depth: 141.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.33°N / 94.61°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) NE of Fernando López Arias (pop: 400)
1 km (0 mi) NW of Benito Juárez Primero (Polígono Noventa y Siete) (pop: 200)
9 km (5 mi) N of Hermanos Cedillo (pop: 1,200)
171 km (106 mi) NW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
192 km (120 mi) SW of Villahermosa (pop: 362,400)
531 km (330 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-10-16 09:48:32 UTC|
2020-10-16 04:48:32 (Hora de México)
|M 3.8 / 141 km||68 Km Al NORESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|2020-10-16 09:48:32 UTC||M 3.8 / 141 km||49 Km S of Hidalgotitlan, Mexico||EMSC|
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