Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - San Miguel Chimalapa, 45 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 3:55 am (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Oct 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 3:55 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.66°N / 94.67°W↗ (San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.66°S / 85.33°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ENE of Las Cruces (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (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||10 km||Mexico: 27 Km Al NORESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX||SSN|
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