Débil terremoto magnitud 3.8 - Agua Calientes, 3.8 km ESE of Llano Grande, Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués, Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 17 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.8 - Agua Calientes, 3.8 km ESE of Llano Grande, Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués, Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 17 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 94 km depth

18 Oct 01:07 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 4 horas.
Fecha & hora: 17 Oct 2020 21:22:52 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-17 16:22:52 (Hora de México)
Magnitud: 3.8
Profundidad: 94.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.42°N / 95.48°W (Agua Calientes, Estado de Oaxaca, México)
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km al SE de El Arenal (pop: 83) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
4 km al OSO de Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
13 km al E de Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al ONO de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
29 km al ONO de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al NO de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al OSO de San Geronimo Ixtepec (Ixtepec) (pop: 25,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al O de Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
151 km al ESE de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
511 km al SE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.894 km28 Km Al NOROESTE De TEHUANTEPEC, OAX, MexicoSSN
M 3.894 km41 Km NW of Salina Cruz, MexicoEMSC

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Débil terremoto magnitud 3.8 - Agua Calientes, 3.8 km ESE of Llano Grande, Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués, Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 17 oct. 2020

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