Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-08 16:15:15 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 52 km depth
9 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-08 16:15:15 (Hora de México)
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.73°N / 94.4°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Portillo Guayaba (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of San Francisco del Mar (pop: 4,720) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
648 km (403 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||52 km||77 Km Al SUROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|4.1||52 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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