Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Laguna Salada, 25 km southwest of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Sunday, 17 Jan 2021 10:08 pm (GMT +0) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 21 km depth
18 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2021 22:08:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 17 Jan 2021 10:08 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.44°N / 115.6°W (Laguna Salada, Baja California, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) S of Pobladito de los Ponce (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) S of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) W of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSW of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Ejido Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of El Centro (California, USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||21 km||21 Km Al SUR De SANTA ISABEL, BC, Mexico||SSN|
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