Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 1:38 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
17 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
|Date & time||Jan 16, 2022 19:38:53 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 1:38 pm (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||16.24°N / 98.03°W (Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico)|
|Antipode||16.24°S / 81.97°E|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearby towns and cities||167 km (104 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
373 km (232 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.1||5 km||Mexico: 11 Km Al SUR De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
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