Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - El Espinal, 8.3 km north of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-04-26 02:30:38 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
26 Apr 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-26 02:30:38 (Hora de México)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.51°N / 95.03°W (El Espinal, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Rancho Vicente Lopez Vasquez (pop: 17) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (336 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||2 km||9 Km Al NORTE De JUCHITAN DE ZARAGOZA, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
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