Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 7.5 km southwest of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on 2021-03-16 02:20:45 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
16 Mar 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-16 02:20:45 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.84°N / 97.14°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Los Manantiales (La Pita) (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) S of Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Santiago Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||5 km||8 Km Al SUROESTE De PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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