Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - San Pedro Comitancillo, 10.7 km west of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-12-05 13:16:45 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
6 Dec 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-05 13:16:45 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.44°N / 95.12°W (San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) E of El Huamuchal (Los Vegas) (pop: 29) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||5 km||11 Km Al OESTE De JUCHITAN DE ZARAGOZA, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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