Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Oaxaca, 244 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-10-16 10:43:18 (Hora de México)
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 54 km depth
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 (Santiago del Rio, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.47°S / 81.91°E
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Barrio de Guadalupe (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Santiago Juxtlahuaca (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of San Martin (Guerrero) (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of San Jorge Nuchita (pop: 1,850) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo Tonala (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SE of Ahuehuetitlan (pop: 1,970) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WNW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.9||54 km||49 Km Al NOROESTE De H TLAXIACO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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