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Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km east of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 11:03 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km east of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 11:03 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km east of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 11:03 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 36 km depth

31 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 9 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 31, 2023 05:03:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jan 30, 2023 at 11:03 pm (GMT -6)
Depth36.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.83°N / 96.89°W (Santa Maria Colotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode15.83°S / 83.11°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (2 mi) SSW of La Toma (pop: 106) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) W of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) SW of San Bartolomé Loxicha (pop: 1,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SW of San Augustin (pop: 2,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SE of San Gabriel Mixtepec (pop: 3,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
465 km (289 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.136 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 263 km / 163 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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