Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 26 km northwest of Rio Grande, Mexico, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 1:27 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
9 Apr 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2021 18:27:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 1:27 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.16°N / 97.62°W (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Barrio de la Playa (Tololote) (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Santa Maria Acatepec (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Tataltepec de Valdés (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 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||12 km||26 Km Al NOROESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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