Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 9.1 km south of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 3:31 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
18 Aug 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 3:31 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.26°N / 98.07°W↗ (Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.26°S / 81.93°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 282) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) S of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Collantes (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||8 km||Mexico: 9 Km Al SUR De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
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