Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 26 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-20 15:56:49 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 13 km depth
21 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-20 15:56:49 (Hora de México)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.95°N / 95.13°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SE of Playa Azul (pop: 22) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (356 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||13 km||26 Km Al SUR De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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