Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - Santa Maria Chimalapa, 49 km east of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 5:12 am (GMT +0) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 2 km depth
12 Feb 14:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 9 hours.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2021 05:12:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 5:12 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.78°N / 94.59°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NNE of La Compuerta (pop: 28) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) ESE 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||2 km||42 Km Al NORESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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