Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Ciudad Ixtepec, 13 km northwest of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-04-23 03:54:24 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
23 Apr 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-23 03:54:24 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.52°N / 95.11°W (Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Rancho Nuevo (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
534 km (332 mi) SE 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||5 Km Al SUR De CD IXTEPEC, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|3.8||5 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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