Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Rio Grande, Mexico, on 2021-03-16 00:59:50 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
16 Mar 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-16 00:59:50 (Hora de México)
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.09°N / 97.52°W (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of La Tona Chacalapa (pop: 70) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Santiago Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Santiago Yaitepec (pop: 4,120) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSE 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||35 km||13 Km Al NOROESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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