M 7.4 in Mexico on 23 Jun 2020 15:29 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.4M
Depth: 26.25 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.0291 , -95.901
Event Date: 23 Jun 2020 15:29 UTC
23 Jun 2020 10:29 Local
Exposed Population: About 8000 people in MMI VIII
640000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000ah9t
Inserted at: 23 Jun 2020 20:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0.4 0.3 0.6
us6000ah9t Scaled population (raster) 4.21 Max wave alert 0.31m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.31m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.92      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1317280 0.8 23 Jun 2020 15:29 7.7M, 33km N/A 580 thousand (in 100km) 0.9m (at 01:12) 00:11 PTWC
1317281 0.9 23 Jun 2020 15:29 7.7M, 33km N/A 590 thousand (in 100km) 1m (at 01:14) 00:12 NTWC
1317285 0.3 23 Jun 2020 15:29 7.4M, 23.31km 6.92 30 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 0.4m (at 01:10) 00:19 NEIC
1317290 0.6 23 Jun 2020 15:29 7.4M, 26.25km 7.62 170 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 0.3m (at 00:00) 05:23 NEIC
1317865 0.5 23 Jun 2020 15:29 7.4M, 20km 7.55 120 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 0.6m (at 01:12) 3d 01:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Mexico ,of Oaxaca (population 3,329,574) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
4300 people
110000 people
1 million people
1.3 million people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.1 1317285 16.035/-95.909 7.4 23.3 6.92 23 Jun 2020 15:54 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1317290 16.029/-95.901 7.4 26.2 6.734 23 Jun 2020 16:04 00:35 (new episode)
3 0 1317290 16.029/-95.901 7.4 26.2 6.77 23 Jun 2020 17:37 02:08 (upd of #2)
4 0.4 1317290 16.029/-95.901 7.4 26.2 7.336 23 Jun 2020 20:52 05:23 (upd of #3)
5 0.6 1317865 16.029/-95.901 7.4 26.2 7.615 24 Jun 2020 15:44 1d 00:15 (new episode)
6 0.5 1317865 15.932/-95.937 7.4 20.0 7.554 26 Jun 2020 16:46 3d 01:17 (upd of #5)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Oaxaca Mexico <1000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 120000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 830000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 1.4 million people
Veracruz Mexico 160000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Isidro Chacalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 2 km
Llano de Cal Oaxaca Mexico Village - 10 km
Ayutla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 11 km
Santa María Oaxaca Mexico Village - 13 km
Mirador Oaxaca Mexico Village - 14 km
El Coyol Oaxaca Mexico Village - 21 km
San Miguel del Puerto Oaxaca Mexico Village - 24 km
Tangolunda Oaxaca Mexico Village - 25 km
Xanica Oaxaca Mexico Village - 30 km
Astata Oaxaca Mexico Village - 30 km
Garita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 33 km
Guivini Oaxaca Mexico Village - 33 km
Santa Catarina Oaxaca Mexico Village - 35 km
Santa María Ecatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 39 km
Tierra Blanca Oaxaca Mexico Village - 41 km
Bajo de Arenal Oaxaca Mexico Village - 44 km
Santos Oaxaca Mexico Village - 46 km
Tlacolulita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 46 km
Loma Larga Oaxaca Mexico Village - 56 km
Magdalena Tequisistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 3700 people 62 km
Ozolotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 48 km
San Pedro Mixtepec Miahuatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 51 km
Tenango Oaxaca Mexico Village - 53 km
Copalita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 55 km
San Pedro el Alto Oaxaca Mexico Village - 57 km
Suchixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 57 km
Majada Villalobos Oaxaca Mexico Village - 60 km
Pochutla Oaxaca Mexico City 12000 people 60 km
San Isidro Oaxaca Mexico Village - 63 km
San Juan Lajarcia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 63 km
Quiechapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 63 km
Paxtlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 65 km
Puerto Ángel Oaxaca Mexico Village - 66 km
San Francisco Oaxaca Mexico Village - 69 km
San Agustín Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 73 km
San Pedro Amatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 73 km
Nejapa de Madero Oaxaca Mexico Village - 76 km
La Redonda Oaxaca Mexico Village - 78 km
Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 82 km
Santa María Zoquitlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 83 km
Miahuatlan Oaxaca Mexico City 17000 people 83 km
San Miguel Coatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 84 km
Cuixtla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 84 km
Salina Cruz Oaxaca Mexico City 73000 people 85 km
Cosoltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 85 km
Tehuantepec Oaxaca Mexico City 37000 people 86 km
Yegogenda Oaxaca Mexico Village - 88 km
Coyote Oaxaca Mexico Village - 88 km
Xitla Oaxaca Mexico Village 3500 people 88 km
Tlachicón Oaxaca Mexico Village - 95 km
Progreso Oaxaca Mexico Village - 95 km
Niza Viahui Oaxaca Mexico Village - 98 km
Guelavila Oaxaca Mexico Village - 100 km
Santo Tomas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 103 km
Coatecas Altas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 104 km
Comitancillo Oaxaca Mexico Village 3700 people 104 km
Guelavia Oaxaca Mexico Village 2800 people 106 km
Costa Rica Oaxaca Mexico Village - 106 km
Chichacapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 107 km
Yogana Oaxaca Mexico Village - 108 km
Güila Oaxaca Mexico Village - 108 km
San Jerónimo Taviche Oaxaca Mexico Village - 108 km
Santa María Xandani Oaxaca Mexico Village - 109 km
Ejutla Oaxaca Mexico City - 110 km
Cabrera Oaxaca Mexico Village - 111 km
Juchitan Oaxaca Mexico City 65000 people 113 km
Ciudad Ixtepec Oaxaca Mexico City - 113 km
Ixaltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 114 km
Asunción Oaxaca Mexico Village - 114 km
Tilquiapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 115 km
Minas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 117 km
Chichihualtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 120 km
Tlacolula de Matamoros Oaxaca Mexico Village - 121 km
Ocotlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 12000 people 123 km
Magdalena Teitipac Oaxaca Mexico Village 3700 people 129 km
Guelaria Oaxaca Mexico Village - 130 km
Santa Cruz Papalutia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 132 km
San Baltasar Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 94 km
Agua Fría Oaxaca Mexico Village - 101 km
Santiago Lachivia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 105 km
Colotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 108 km
San Vicente Coatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 109 km
Cuixtla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 111 km
Hueva de Humboldt Oaxaca Mexico Village - 112 km
San Juan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 114 km
Mitla Oaxaca Mexico Village 7400 people 116 km
Chagues Oaxaca Mexico Village - 116 km
Paso Hondo Oaxaca Mexico Village - 118 km
Ayutla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 121 km
Puerto Escondido Oaxaca Mexico Village 19000 people 121 km
La Asunción Ocotlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 124 km
Mixistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 124 km
Eltipac Oaxaca Mexico Village - 126 km
San Pedro Mixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 126 km
Ayoquesco Oaxaca Mexico Village - 127 km
Villa Díaz Ordaz Oaxaca Mexico Village - 128 km
Santo Domingo Petapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 129 km
Almoloya Oaxaca Mexico Village - 130 km
Santa Ana Oaxaca Mexico Village - 130 km
La Perla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 131 km
Juchatengo Oaxaca Mexico City - 131 km
Tlapacoyan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 131 km
San Juan Mazatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 132 km
Unión Hidalgo Oaxaca Mexico City 12000 people 132 km
Chicapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 133 km
Platanillo Oaxaca Mexico Village - 133 km
Los Fustes Oaxaca Mexico Village - 133 km
Tiltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 134 km
San Dionisio del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village 3200 people 135 km
Teotitlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 135 km
Zimatlán Oaxaca Mexico City 9700 people 136 km
Macuilzochil Oaxaca Mexico Village - 136 km
La Cienega Oaxaca Mexico Village - 138 km
Santa Lucía Teotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 138 km
Mixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 139 km
Coyotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 3000 people 139 km
San Francisco Cajonos Oaxaca Mexico Village - 139 km
Zacatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 140 km
Hidalgo Yalalag Oaxaca Mexico Village - 140 km
Matías Romero Oaxaca Mexico City 20000 people 143 km
San Francisco del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village 3900 people 144 km
Guichicovi Oaxaca Mexico Village 4300 people 144 km
Cuilapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 146 km
Tlalixtac Oaxaca Mexico Village 6500 people 147 km
Santa Ines Oaxaca Mexico Village - 147 km
Zoogoche Oaxaca Mexico Village - 148 km
Santiago Tula Oaxaca Mexico Village - 148 km
Xoxocotlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 61000 people 149 km
Conchita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 150 km
Oaxaca Oaxaca Mexico Major city 250000 people 151 km
Huajintepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 151 km
Mogone Oaxaca Mexico Village - 152 km
Bajos de Chila Oaxaca Mexico Village - 152 km
San Felipe del Agua Oaxaca Mexico Village - 153 km
San Juan Ozolotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 154 km
San Miguel Chimalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 155 km
Soledad Oaxaca Mexico Village - 157 km
Azompa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 157 km
Niltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 3200 people 158 km
Tejalapam Oaxaca Mexico Village - 162 km
Ixhuatán Oaxaca Mexico Village 5400 people 164 km
San Lorenzo Cacaotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 164 km
San José de las Flores Oaxaca Mexico Village - 165 km
Reforma Oaxaca Mexico Village - 166 km
Etla Oaxaca Mexico Village 7200 people 168 km
La Estrella Oaxaca Mexico Village - 170 km
Zautla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 171 km
Magdalena Oaxaca Mexico Village - 173 km
Cabestrada Oaxaca Mexico Village - 174 km
Palo Grande Oaxaca Mexico Village - 174 km
Huitzo Oaxaca Mexico Village 4600 people 177 km
Yelesia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 177 km
Telixtlahuaca Oaxaca Mexico Village 8800 people 182 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Bahias de Huatulco International HUX 143 Civ. Paved Yes 8800
Pochutla PUH unknown 0
Salina Cruz SCX 23 0
Ixtepec Military 50 Civ. Paved Yes 7500
Ixtepec IZT unknown 0
Xoxocotlan OAX 1528 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Puerto Escondido PXM 88 Civ. Paved Yes 7500
Minatitlan Old 27 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Puerto Angel Mexico
Salina Cruz MXSCX Mexico
Punta Escondida Mexico

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Presidente Benito Juarez Tehuantepec 1961

More information

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