Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Santa Maria Tonameca, 5.8 km west of San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-03-17 15:50:29 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 8 km depth
18 Mar 02:28 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-17 15:50:29 (Hora de México)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.75°N / 96.52°W (Santa Maria Tonameca, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) ESE of Cuarto (pop: 200) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) W of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SE of San José Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Quelové (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of San Miguel Suchixtepec (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) SE 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||8 km||6 Km Al OESTE De S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|3.5||8 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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