Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southwest of Crucecita, Mexico, on 2021-05-20 03:12:29 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 2 km depth
20 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-20 03:12:29 (Hora de México)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.59°N / 96.45°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Estacahuite (pop: 323) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) S of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SE of Rincon Alegre (pop: 478) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of San José Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) S of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Quelové (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||2 km||Mexico: 18 Km Al SUR De S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX||SSN|
|3.9||2 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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