Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Santa Maria Cortijo, Oaxaca, 8.4 km southeast of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico, on 2021-01-05 15:12:56 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
6 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 5 Jan 2021 21:12:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-05 15:12:56 (Hora de México)
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.43°N / 98.35°W (Santa Maria Cortijo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of San Pedro Orizaba (pop: 423) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) WNW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (213 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||29 km||28 Km Al SUR De OMETEPEC, GRO, Mexico||SSN|
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