Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 7.1 km east of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-21 04:23:19 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 39 km depth
21 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-21 04:23:19 (Hora de México)
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.16°N / 95.13°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) S of San Martin (pop: 211) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WSW of Colonia Juarez (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
558 km (347 mi) SE of Mexico City (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) More info
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|M 3.8||39 km||8 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|M 3.8||39 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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