Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - Río Grande, 21 km south of San Pedro Sochiapam, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-01-21 15:40:25 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 76 km depth
22 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-21 15:40:25 (Hora de México)
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.65°N / 96.72°W (Río Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SSE of San Andrés Papalo (pop: 382) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of San Pedro Sochiapam (pop: 1,840) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of San Miguel Abejones (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of San Juan Bautista Jayacatlan (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of San Felipe Usila (pop: 4,840) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Chiquihuitlan de Benito Juarez (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of San Francisco Telixtlahuaca (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of San Juan Bautista (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) N of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||76 km||61 Km Al NORTE De STA MARIA ATZOMPA, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|3.6||76 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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