Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 12 km southeast of El Azufre, Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-12-12 04:39:57 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
12 Dec 11:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2020 10:39:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-12 04:39:57 (Hora de México)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.94°N / 97.68°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) S of El Tlacuache (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of La Luz (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SW of Santiago Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of José Maria Morelos (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) SSE 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.0||15 km||27 Km Al SUROESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|4.0||15 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Teotihuacan / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s