Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Santiago Niltepec, 26 km east of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-24 23:48:45 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
25 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-24 23:48:45 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.42°N / 94.78°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (353 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||16 km||Mexico: 8 Km Al SURESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX||SSN|
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