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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Crucecita, Santa Maria Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 29, 2023 at 2:13 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Crucecita, Santa Maria Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 29, 2023 at 2:13 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Crucecita, Santa Maria Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 29, 2023 at 2:13 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 16 km depth

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 29, 2023 08:13:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 29, 2023 at 2:13 am (GMT -6)
Depth16.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.88°N / 95.99°W (San Pedro Huamelula, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode15.88°S / 84.01°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) NNE of Zimatan (pop: 453) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) NE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SSE of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Santa Maria Zapotitlan (pop: 1,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) E of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) SSE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
516 km (321 mi) SE 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.316 kmMexico: 20 Km Al NORESTE De CRUCECITA, OAXSSN
3.316 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 332 km / 206 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station TLAPA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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