Light magnitude 4.3 quake hits 3 km southwest of Tuxtla Chico, Mexico early morning
Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 09:0009:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 24 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Tuxtla Chico, Chiapas, Mexico. The tremor was recorded early morning on Monday 11 January 2021 at 2:36 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 123 km below the surface.
4.3 quake 11 Jan 2:36 am (GMT -6)
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Las Trozas (pop. 13) located 3 km from the epicenter, Tuxtla Chico (pop. 7,000) 3 km away, 2da. Seccion de Cahoa (Buenavista) (pop. 300) 4 km away, 2da. Seccion de Medio Monte (pop. 4,200) 4 km away, Montenegro (pop. 370) 6 km away, Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 7 km away, Cacahoatan (pop. 16,600) 8 km away, Metapa (pop. 2,600) 9 km away, and Metapa (pop. 2,600) 9 km away.
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Date & time: 11 Jan 2021 2:36 am (GMT -6) local time (11 Jan 2021 08:36 GMT)
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.92°N / 92.19°W (Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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