Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km south of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-17 04:23:29 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
17 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-17 04:23:29 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16°N / 98.06°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) S of Paso de la Garrocha (pop: 198) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of José Maria Morelos (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Santa Maria (pop: 4,760) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSE of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||5 km||Mexico: 38 Km Al SUR De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
|3.0||5 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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