Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-15 15:53:59 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
16 May 00:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-15 15:53:59 (Hora de México)
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.77°N / 94.52°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.77°S / 85.48°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SW of Portillo Guayaba (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
636 km (395 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||34 km||83 Km Al SUROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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