Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Asuncion Ixtaltepec, 26 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-02-17 16:10:49 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 104 km depth
18 Feb 02:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 22:10:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-02-17 16:10:49 (Hora de México)
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.63°N / 94.88°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Santiago Ixtaltepec (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (340 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||104 km||18 Km Al NOROESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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