Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Cofradía, 45 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-03-15 16:21:07 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 97 km depth
16 Mar 02:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-15 16:21:07 (Hora de México)
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.76°N / 94.77°W (Cofradía, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Cofradia (pop: 323) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (341 mi) ESE 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||97 km||31 Km Al SURESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|4.0||97 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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