Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Santiago Niltepec, 38 km east of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-05-27 03:06:00 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 5 km depth
27 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-27 03:06:00 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.56°N / 94.69°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of El Mixe (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) E of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
568 km (353 mi) ESE 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||5 km||Mexico: 18 Km Al NORESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX||SSN|
|3.9||5 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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