Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 21 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on 2021-03-16 02:38:35 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 7 km depth
16 Mar 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-16 02:38:35 (Hora de México)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.92°N / 97.27°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WSW of La Barra de Manialtepec (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Santiago Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of La Luz (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||7 km||20 Km Al SURESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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