Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-20 13:47:50 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
21 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-20 13:47:50 (Hora de México)
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.61°N / 96.21°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SSE of San Agustin (Santa María Huatulco) (pop: 250) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Barra de Cuatunalco (San Pedro Pochutla) (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Arroyo Xuchitl (pop: 461) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Mazunte (pop: 873) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of San José Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
525 km (327 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||24 km||19 Km Al SUROESTE De CRUCECITA, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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