Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Asuncion Ixtaltepec, 32 km north of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Oct 22, 2021 11:40 am (GMT -5) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
23 Oct 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 22, 2021 11:40 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.72°N / 95°W↗ (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.72°S / 85°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NNW of Chivela (Asunción Ixtaltepec) (pop: 624) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (329 mi) ESE 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||3 km||Mexico: 18 Km Al SUR De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX||SSN|
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