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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 2:36 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 2:36 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 2:36 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 6 km depth

16 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 16, 2022 08:36:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 2:36 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.3
Depth6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.33°N / 97.86°W (Santa Catarina Mechoacan, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.33°S / 82.14°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities146 km (91 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
370 km (230 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.36 kmMexico: 20 Km Al ESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAXSSN

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