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
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) 3.11 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
18000 people
470000 people
1.7 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 13000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 470000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 1.6 million 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
Mirador Oaxaca Mexico Village - 25 km
Santa María Oaxaca Mexico Village - 20 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
San Agustín Loxicha Oaxaca Mexico Village - 77 km
Cuixtla Oaxaca Mexico Village - 83 km
San Miguel Coatlán Oaxaca Mexico Village - 85 km
La Redonda 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
Mixtepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 135 km
Santiago Tula Oaxaca Mexico Village - 137 km
San Francisco del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village 4000 people 138 km
Tlalixtac Oaxaca Mexico Village 6500 people 140 km
Cuilapan Oaxaca Mexico Village - 140 km
Mogone Oaxaca Mexico Village - 141 km
Santa Ines Oaxaca Mexico Village - 142 km
Xoxocotlan Oaxaca Mexico Village 62000 people 142 km
San Juan Ozolotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 143 km
Conchita Oaxaca Mexico Village - 143 km
Oaxaca Oaxaca Mexico Major city 260000 people 144 km
San Felipe del Agua Oaxaca Mexico Village - 146 km
Azompa Oaxaca Mexico Village - 151 km
Tejalapam Oaxaca Mexico Village - 156 km
San Lorenzo Cacaotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village - 158 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

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

More information

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