Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:14 pm (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 96 km depth
16 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
|Date & time||Jan 15, 2022 21:14:17 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:14 pm (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||16.67°N / 95.08°W (Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)|
|Antipode||16.67°S / 84.92°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||El Chichón (211 km / 131 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||180 km (112 mi) ESE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
527 km (327 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.9||96 km||Mexico: 12 Km Al NORTE De CD IXTEPEC, OAX||SSN|
|3.9||96 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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