Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, 459 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 10:14 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, 459 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 10:14 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 120 km depth

11 Nov 16:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
11 Nov 16:35: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Wed, 11 Nov 2020, 16:33
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake 90 km southwest of Acayucan, Mexico
4.2 quake 11 Nov 10:14 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 11 Nov 10:14 am (GMT -6)
A intermediate magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the morning near the town of San José de las Flores, Mexico.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Wednesday 11 November 2020 at 10.14 am local time at an intermediate depth of 120 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San José de las Flores (pop. 1000) located 7 km from the epicenter, Constitución Mexicana (pop. 1,200) 7 km away, Jaltepec de Candayoc (pop. 1,800) 7 km away, Tierra Negra (pop. 600) 9 km away, Los Fresnos (pop. 900) 9 km away, Isla (pop. 26,300) 83 km away, Ixtepec (pop. 23,200) 87 km away, and Acayucan (pop. 47,000) 90 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 11, 2020 16:14:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 10:14 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.29°N / 95.41°W (Jaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.29°S / 84.59°E
Nearest volcano: San Martín (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of San José de las Flores (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of San Felipe Cihualtepec (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) E of Santa Maria Puxmetacan (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of El Porvenir (pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Palomares (pop: 3,760) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of San Juan Cotzocon (pop: 3,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) E of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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