Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Santa Maria Petapa, 7.9 km west of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 3:58 am (GMT +0) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Mar 14:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 10 hours.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 03:58:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 5 Mar 2021 3:58 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.9°N / 95.11°W (Santa Maria Petapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of El Paraiso (pop: 420) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSW of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Zacatal (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Palomares (pop: 3,760) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of El Espinal (pop: 7,820) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||10 km||8 Km Al NOROESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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