Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 49 Km Al NOROESTE De H TLAXIACO, OAX, Mexico, on 2020-10-16 10:43:18 (Hora de México)
17 Oct 01:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 10 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-16 10:43:18 (Hora de México)
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.47°N / 98.09°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SW of Michapa (pop: 200)
5 km (3 mi) SW of Barrio de Guadalupe (pop: 100)
5 km (3 mi) NW of San José el Espinal (pop: 100)
133 km (82 mi) SW of Tehuacán (pop: 241,400)
152 km (94 mi) NW of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
244 km (151 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 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 15:43:18 UTC|
2020-10-16 10:43:18 (Hora de México)
|M 3.9 / 54 km||49 Km Al NOROESTE De H TLAXIACO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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