Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Caltepec, 30 km south of Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico, on 2021-03-15 14:21:08 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 72 km depth
16 Mar 02:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-15 14:21:08 (Hora de México)
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.21°N / 97.5°W (Caltepec, Puebla, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ENE of La Compañia (pop: 85) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of San Gabriel Chilac (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of San Sebastian (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Ajalpan (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Santiago (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNE of Huajuapan de Leon (Oaxaca) (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SE of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||72 km||20 Km Al SUROESTE De S GABRIEL CHILAC, PUE, Mexico||SSN|
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