Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 3:12 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 3:12 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.27°N / 97.85°W (Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.27°S / 82.15°E
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (93 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.6||5 km||Mexico: 23 Km Al SURESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
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