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: 23.31 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.0352 , -95.9094
Event Date: 23 Jun 2020 15:29 UTC
23 Jun 2020 10:29 Local
Exposed Population: About 25000 people in MMI
650000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000ah9t
Inserted at: 23 Jun 2020 15:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.3 0.3
us6000ah9t Scaled population (raster) 3.25 Max wave alert 0.38m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.38m  
  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
26000 people
480000 people
1.4 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 19000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 480000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 1.1 million people
Oaxaca Mexico 1.3 million people
Veracruz Mexico 440000 people
Chiapas Mexico 80000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Llano de Cal Oaxaca Mexico Village - 1 km
San Isidro Chacalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 13 km
Ayutla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 17 km
El Coyol Oaxaca Mexico Village - 18 km
Santa María Oaxaca Mexico Village - 20 km
Mirador Oaxaca Mexico Village - 25 km
Astata Oaxaca Mexico Village - 26 km
Santa María Ecatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 27 km
San Miguel del Puerto Oaxaca Mexico Village - 31 km
Guivini Oaxaca Mexico Village - 32 km
Xanica Oaxaca Mexico Village - 33 km
Tlacolulita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 35 km
Santa Catarina Oaxaca Mexico Village - 35 km
Tangolunda Oaxaca Mexico Village - 36 km
Garita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 43 km
Tenango Oaxaca Mexico Village - 43 km
San Pedro Mixtepec Miahuatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 47 km
Ozolotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 48 km
Tierra Blanca Oaxaca Mexico Village - 49 km
Magdalena Tequisistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 3800 people 51 km
Santos Oaxaca Mexico Village - 52 km
San Juan Lajarcia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 53 km
Bajo de Arenal Oaxaca Mexico Village - 54 km
Majada Villalobos Oaxaca Mexico Village - 55 km
Quiechapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 57 km
Copalita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 59 km
Suchixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 59 km
San Pedro el Alto Oaxaca Mexico Village - 60 km
Paxtlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 64 km
Loma Larga Oaxaca Mexico Village - 65 km
Nejapa de Madero Oaxaca Mexico Village - 66 km
San Isidro Oaxaca Mexico Village - 67 km
Pochutla Oaxaca Mexico City 13000 people 68 km
San Pedro Amatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 71 km
Puerto Ángel Oaxaca Mexico Village - 75 km
San Francisco Oaxaca Mexico Village - 76 km
Santa María Zoquitlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 76 km
Yegogenda Oaxaca Mexico Village - 77 km
Tehuantepec Oaxaca Mexico City 37000 people 78 km
Salina Cruz Oaxaca Mexico City 74000 people 78 km
Miahuatlan Oaxaca Mexico City 17000 people 81 km
La Redonda Oaxaca Mexico Village - 85 km
San Agustín Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 77 km
Cuixtla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 83 km
San Miguel Coatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 85 km
Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 86 km
Xitla Oaxaca Mexico Village 3500 people 87 km
Niza Viahui Oaxaca Mexico Village - 89 km
Progreso Oaxaca Mexico Village - 90 km
Cosoltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 91 km
Guelavila Oaxaca Mexico Village - 92 km
Santiago Lachivia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 93 km
Santo Tomas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 94 km
Comitancillo Oaxaca Mexico Village 3800 people 95 km
Coyote Oaxaca Mexico Village - 95 km
San Baltasar Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 96 km
Guelavia Oaxaca Mexico Village 2900 people 98 km
Costa Rica Oaxaca Mexico Village - 100 km
Coatecas Altas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 100 km
Chichacapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 101 km
Hueva de Humboldt Oaxaca Mexico Village - 101 km
Güila Oaxaca Mexico Village - 101 km
Tlachicón Oaxaca Mexico Village - 101 km
Cabrera Oaxaca Mexico Village - 102 km
Santa María Xandani Oaxaca Mexico Village - 102 km
San Jerónimo Taviche Oaxaca Mexico Village - 103 km
Ciudad Ixtepec Oaxaca Mexico City - 104 km
Juchitan Oaxaca Mexico City 66000 people 104 km
San Juan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 104 km
Ixaltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 105 km
Asunción Oaxaca Mexico Village - 105 km
Yogana Oaxaca Mexico Village - 106 km
Agua Fría Oaxaca Mexico Village - 106 km
Ejutla Oaxaca Mexico City - 107 km
Mitla Oaxaca Mexico Village 7500 people 107 km
San Vicente Coatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 108 km
Tilquiapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 109 km
Ayutla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 111 km
Minas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 111 km
Colotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 113 km
Tlacolula de Matamoros Oaxaca Mexico Village - 113 km
Mixistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 114 km
Cuixtla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 115 km
Chichihualtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 116 km
Ocotlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 13000 people 117 km
La Asunción Ocotlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 118 km
Eltipac Oaxaca Mexico Village - 119 km
Santo Domingo Petapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 119 km
Villa Díaz Ordaz Oaxaca Mexico Village - 120 km
Almoloya Oaxaca Mexico Village - 120 km
Chagues Oaxaca Mexico Village - 121 km
San Juan Mazatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 121 km
Platanillo Oaxaca Mexico Village - 122 km
Santa Ana Oaxaca Mexico Village - 123 km
Magdalena Teitipac Oaxaca Mexico Village 3700 people 123 km
Guelaria Oaxaca Mexico Village - 123 km
Ayoquesco Oaxaca Mexico Village - 124 km
Paso Hondo Oaxaca Mexico Village - 124 km
Unión Hidalgo Oaxaca Mexico City 12000 people 124 km
Santa Cruz Papalutia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 125 km
Chicapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 125 km
Puerto Escondido Oaxaca Mexico Village 19000 people 126 km
Tlapacoyan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 127 km
Teotitlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 127 km
San Dionisio del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village 3300 people 128 km
Macuilzochil Oaxaca Mexico Village - 129 km
San Pedro Mixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 130 km
Zimatlán Oaxaca Mexico City 9700 people 130 km
Los Fustes Oaxaca Mexico Village - 131 km
Matías Romero Oaxaca Mexico City 20000 people 132 km
La Cienega Oaxaca Mexico Village - 133 km
Coyotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 3100 people 133 km
Guichicovi Oaxaca Mexico Village 4300 people 133 km
Santiago Tula Oaxaca Mexico Village - 137 km
San Francisco del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village 4000 people 138 km
Cuilapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 140 km
Mogone Oaxaca Mexico Village - 141 km
Xoxocotlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 62000 people 142 km
San Juan Ozolotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 143 km
Conchita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 143 km
Niltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 3200 people 150 km
Ixhuatán Oaxaca Mexico Village 5500 people 158 km
Zacatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 129 km
San Francisco Cajonos Oaxaca Mexico Village - 130 km
Hidalgo Yalalag Oaxaca Mexico Village - 130 km
Juchatengo Oaxaca Mexico City - 131 km
La Perla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 133 km
Mixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 135 km
Tiltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 137 km
Zoogoche Oaxaca Mexico Village - 138 km
Tlalixtac Oaxaca Mexico Village 6500 people 140 km
Santa Lucía Teotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 141 km
Santa Ines Oaxaca Mexico Village - 142 km
Tabaá Oaxaca Mexico Village - 144 km
Oaxaca Oaxaca Mexico Major city 260000 people 144 km
San Miguel Chimalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 146 km
Ixpantepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 146 km
San Felipe del Agua Oaxaca Mexico Village - 146 km
Soledad Oaxaca Mexico Village - 148 km
Azompa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 151 km
Huajintepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 151 km
San José de las Flores Oaxaca Mexico Village - 153 km
Tejalapam Oaxaca Mexico Village - 156 km
Bajos de Chila Oaxaca Mexico Village - 156 km
Ixtlán de Juárez Oaxaca Mexico Village - 156 km
Tenetze de Zaragoza Oaxaca Mexico Village - 156 km
Zacatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 157 km
San Lorenzo Cacaotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 158 km
La Estrella Oaxaca Mexico Village - 159 km
Reforma Oaxaca Mexico Village - 159 km
Panixtlahuaca Oaxaca Mexico Village 5600 people 161 km
Etla Oaxaca Mexico Village 7300 people 161 km
San Juan Yaé Oaxaca Mexico Village - 162 km
Palo Grande Oaxaca Mexico Village - 163 km
Santa María Zaniza Oaxaca Mexico Village - 164 km
Zautla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 165 km
Yelesia Oaxaca Mexico Village - 166 km
Magdalena Oaxaca Mexico Village - 166 km
Altepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 167 km
Cabestrada Oaxaca Mexico Village - 168 km
Yucucondo Oaxaca Mexico Village - 168 km
Huitzo Oaxaca Mexico Village 4700 people 170 km
Zanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 6900 people 172 km
Abejones Oaxaca Mexico Village - 173 km
Telixtlahuaca Oaxaca Mexico Village 8900 people 175 km
San Juan Bautista Cuicatlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 177 km
Luvina Oaxaca Mexico Village - 177 km
Jesús Carranza Veracruz Mexico Village 3500 people 182 km
San Francisco Oaxaca Mexico Village - 182 km
Las Sedas Oaxaca Mexico Village - 184 km
Tapanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 7100 people 184 km
Chahuites Oaxaca Mexico Village 9700 people 185 km
Sindihui Oaxaca Mexico Village - 187 km
Arenal Veracruz Mexico Village - 191 km
Santa Cruz Mitlatengo Oaxaca Mexico Village - 193 km
Guadalupe Oaxaca Mexico Village - 194 km
Yegüey Oaxaca Mexico Village - 198 km
Playa Vicente Veracruz Mexico Village 7700 people 198 km
Jaltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 202 km
El Cacao Oaxaca Mexico Village - 202 km
Emiliano Zapata Chiapas Mexico Village - 203 km
La Punta Chiapas Mexico Village - 204 km
Ojo de Agua Veracruz Mexico Village - 206 km
Jamiltepec Oaxaca Mexico City 9800 people 207 km
Juan Enríquez Veracruz Mexico Village - 207 km
Juanita Veracruz Mexico Village - 210 km
Horizonte Chiapas Mexico Village - 211 km
Nochistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 212 km
Asunción Nochixtlán Oaxaca Mexico City 9800 people 213 km
Villa del Mar Chiapas Mexico Village - 214 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village - 214 km
Los Tigres Veracruz Mexico Village - 214 km
Chiltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village 3300 people 215 km
Rodriquez Clara Veracruz Mexico Village - 215 km
Llano Grande Chiapas Mexico Village - 217 km
San Andres Oaxaca Mexico Village - 217 km
Nochixtlan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 218 km
Paredón Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village - 219 km
Buenavista Oaxaca Mexico Village - 219 km
San Juan Evangelista Veracruz Mexico Village 4100 people 221 km
Arista Chiapas Mexico Village - 224 km
Barranca Pelona Veracruz Mexico Village - 225 km
Villa Azueta Veracruz Mexico Village - 226 km
San Rafael Chiapas Mexico Village - 227 km
Sayula Veracruz Mexico Village 11000 people 229 km
Tuxtepec Oaxaca Mexico City 90000 people 229 km
Loma Bonita Oaxaca Mexico City 30000 people 230 km
Ojitlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 5900 people 231 km
Hidqlaotitlan Veracruz Mexico Village - 235 km
Texistepec Veracruz Mexico Village 8600 people 236 km
Oluta Veracruz Mexico Village 11000 people 236 km
Nopalapan Veracruz Mexico Village - 238 km
Otatitlán Veracruz Mexico Village 4500 people 239 km
Ciudad Alemán Veracruz Mexico Village - 241 km
Tlacojalpan Veracruz Mexico Village 4000 people 243 km
Palmarillo Veracruz Mexico Village - 244 km
San Francisco Veracruz Mexico Village - 247 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) Distance
Bahias de Huatulco International HUX 143 Civ. Paved Yes 8800 48 km
Pochutla PUH unknown 0 71 km
Salina Cruz SCX 23 0 78 km
Ixtepec Military 50 Civ. Paved Yes 7500 99 km
Ixtepec IZT unknown 0 104 km
Puerto Escondido PXM 88 Civ. Paved Yes 7500 128 km
Xoxocotlan OAX 1528 Civ. Paved Yes 8000 139 km
El Mendozal 69 0 221 km
Ciudad Aleman 61 0 242 km

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Salina Cruz MXSCX Mexico 76 km
Puerto Angel Mexico 78 km
Punta Escondida Mexico 128 km

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Presidente Benito Juarez Tehuantepec 1961 71 km
Miguel de la Madrid Cerro de Oro Santo Domingo 1991 222 km

More information

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