Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Santa Catarina Mechoacan, 22 km east of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-17 03:35:17 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
17 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-17 03:35:17 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.31°N / 97.85°W (Santa Catarina Mechoacan, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of El Frutillo (pop: 33) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NE of José Maria Morelos (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Tataltepec de Valdés (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of San Antonio Tepetlapa (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of San Pedro Amuzgos (pop: 4,930) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 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||5 km||Mexico: 21 Km Al ESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
|3.6||5 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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