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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 24 km west of Jalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:58 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 24 km west of Jalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:58 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 24 km west of Jalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:58 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 86 km depth

24 May 13:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 24, 2022 06:58:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:58 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.46°N / 95.69°W (Magdalena Tequisistlan, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.46°S / 84.31°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) SSW of El Sauce (pop: 82) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) NW of Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) W of Jalapa (pop: 8,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Santiago Lachiguiri (pop: 1,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (23 mi) ESE of El Camaron (pop: 2,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) SW of Santa Maria Guenagati (pop: 1,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) ESE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
491 km (305 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.486 kmMexico: 50 Km Al NOROESTE De TEHUANTEPEC, OAXSSN

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