Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 96 km southwest of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-28 08:59:27 (Hora de México)

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 96 km southwest of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-28 08:59:27 (Hora de México) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 96 km southwest of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-28 08:59:27 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth

28 Oct 15:35 UTC: First to report: SSN after 36 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 28, 2020 14:59:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter2020-10-28 08:59:27 (Hora de México)
Depth16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.45°N / 95.68°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.45°S / 84.32°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities50 km (31 mi) SSE of Playa Grande (pop: 211) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) S of Rio Seco (pop: 654) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SE of Zimatan (pop: 453) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) S of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) SE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 935) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) SSW of El Carrizal (pop: 1,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
574 km (357 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.5°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.016 km60 Km Al SURESTE De CRUCECITA, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.016 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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