Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Tepalcatepec, 30 km north of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-01-15 16:36:21 (Hora de México) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Mexico | Oaxaca | Puebla | Mexico City
Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 60 km depth
16 Jan 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-15 16:36:21 (Hora de México)
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.06°N / 97.68°W (Tepalcatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Puente de Vigas (pop: 27) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Santiago Chazumba (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Santa Maria Camotlan (pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) E of Petlalcingo (Puebla) (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNE of Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ENE of Santiago Ayuquililla (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Salinas (Puebla) (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio, Puebla) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|3.1||60 km||30 Km Al NORESTE De H HUAJUAPAN DE LEON, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.