Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 13 km south of Pinotepa Nacional, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-18 03:52:51 (Hora de México)
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 9 km depth
18 Oct 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-18 03:52:51 (Hora de México)
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.23°N / 98.08°W (La Noria y Minindaca, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.23°S / 81.92°E
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 282) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) E of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Collantes (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.8||9 km||12 Km Al SUR De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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