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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 7.7 km southwest of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 1:42 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 7.7 km southwest of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 1:42 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 7.7 km southwest of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 1:42 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 6 km depth

29 Mar 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 28, 2023 19:42:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 1:42 pm (GMT -6)
Depth6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.83°N / 95.09°W (Santa Maria Petapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.83°S / 84.91°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (2 mi) S of La Union (pop: 139) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) SW of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) S of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NNW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) N of Santa Cruz (pop: 7,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
176 km (109 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
515 km (320 mi) ESE 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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3.46 kmOaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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