Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Santiago Niltepec, 46 km east of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-03-23 01:34:19 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
23 Mar 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-23 01:34:19 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.57°N / 94.61°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Santa Fe (pop: 38) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of San Francisco del Mar (pop: 4,720) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WNW of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) ESE 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||5 km||25 Km Al NORESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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