Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - San Juan Bautista Cuicatlan, 46 km northeast of Asuncion, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 1:45 am (GMT -5) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 72 km depth
16 Oct 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 1:45 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.82°N / 97.02°W (San Juan Bautista Cuicatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.82°S / 82.98°E
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Iberia (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Texcatitlan (pop: 1,110) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) W of Santos Reyes Papalo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of Teotitlan (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of San Pedro Sochiapam (pop: 1,840) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SSW of Huautla de Jiménez (Puebla) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of San Bartolomé Ayautla (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNE of Asuncion (Asunción Nochixtlán) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.6||72 km||Mexico: 36 Km Al ESTE De TEPELMEME, OAX||SSN|
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