Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southwest of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 1:31 pm (GMT -7) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
17 Sep 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 1:31 pm (GMT -7)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16°N / 98.69°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 16°S / 81.31°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Tecoyame (pop: 249) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Florencio Villarreal (Cruz Grande) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) S 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: 78 Km Al SUROESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
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