Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 4:30 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
|Date & time||Jan 20, 2022 22:30:55 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 4:30 pm (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||16.22°N / 98.06°W (Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico)|
|Antipode||16.22°S / 81.94°E|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearby towns and cities||171 km (106 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!|
374 km (233 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
|Estimated seismic energy released||7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.4||5 km||Mexico: 14 Km Al SUR De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX||SSN|
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