Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on 2021-05-17 23:14:29 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
18 May 13:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 9 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-17 23:14:29 (Hora de México)
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.88°N / 97.37°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.88°S / 82.63°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Vista Hermosa (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of La Luz (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||29 km||Mexico: 16 Km Al SURESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX||SSN|
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