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Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - 30 km south of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 12:36 am (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - 30 km south of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 12:36 am (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - 30 km south of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 12:36 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 75 km depth

31 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 31, 2023 06:36:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 12:36 am (GMT -6)
Depth75.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.71°N / 95.81°W (San Carlos Yautepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.71°S / 84.19°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (7 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Narro (pop: 432) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Santiago Quiavicuzas (pop: 1,460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 1,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) ESE of San Pedro Quiatoni (pop: 2,790) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SSE of San Juan Juquila (pop: 1,670) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) S of San Miguel Quetzaltepec (pop: 3,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
463 km (288 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.475 kmOaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 308 km / 191 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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