Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - San Andrés Huaxpaltepec, 20 km east of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-17 23:44:40 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 May 13:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-17 23:44:40 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.36°N / 97.87°W (San Andrés Huaxpaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of Cubitan de Dolores (pop: 632) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of San Agustin Chayuco (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) ESE of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of José Maria Morelos (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of San Antonio Tepetlapa (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Tataltepec de Valdés (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||5 km||Mexico: 20 Km Al ESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
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