Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - San Matías Zoquiápam, 21 km north of Oaxaca City, Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico, on 2020-12-24 02:53:05 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 74 km depth
24 Dec 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-24 02:53:05 (Hora de México)
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.24°N / 96.65°W (San Matías Zoquiápam, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Rumbo al Pueblo Viejo (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Villa de Etla (pop: 7,290) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NE of Santa Maria Atzompa (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Santa Cruz Amilpas (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Rosario (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of San Antonio de la Cal (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan (pop: 67,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Ocotlan de Morelos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 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||74 km||21 Km Al NORTE De STA LUCIA DEL CAMINO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|4.0||74 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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