Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 16 km northwest of Rio Grande, Mexico, on 2021-03-17 14:01:34 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
18 Mar 02:28 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-17 14:01:34 (Hora de México)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.13°N / 97.52°W (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Santa Maria Acatepec (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of Santa Rosa de Lima (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Santiago Yaitepec (pop: 4,120) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 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||7 km||16 Km Al NOROESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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