Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 24 km northwest of Rio Grande, Mexico, on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 4:38 am (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 20 km depth
1 Dec 14:01 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 4:38 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.16°N / 97.6°W (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.16°S / 82.4°E
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Barrio de la Playa (Tololote) (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) W of Santa Maria Acatepec (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Santiago Yaitepec (pop: 4,120) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.4||20 km||Mexico: 24 Km Al NOROESTE De RIO GRANDE, OAX||SSN|
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