Earthquake Information

February 16, 2018 (23:39:42 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.2 Oaxaca, Mexico

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has occurred in Oaxaca, Mexico at a depth of 24.6 km (15 miles).  It was felt as far away as Guatemala. There have been no reported deaths directly linked to the earthquake.

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Additional Resources

USGS Event Page

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