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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:56 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:56 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:56 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 9 km depth

16 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 15, 2022 21:56:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:56 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.89°N / 95.53°W (Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.89°S / 84.47°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities128 km (80 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
474 km (294 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.59 kmMexico: 52 Km Al OESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAXSSN
3.59 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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