Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 71 km southwest of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, on 2020-08-16 15:23:07 (Hora de México) -
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 131 km depth
17 Aug 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-16 15:23:07 (Hora de México)
Depth: 131.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.48°N / 94.95°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) ESE of El Súchil (pop: 699)
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Jesús Carranza (pop: 4,020)
14 km (9 mi) W of El Tepache (Jesús Carranza) (pop: 615)
21 km (13 mi) E of El Paraíso (Jesús Carranza) (pop: 1,070)
52 km (33 mi) S of Acayucan (pop: 50,900)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000)
92 km (57 mi) SW of Coatzacoalcos (pop: 230,700)
491 km (305 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.8||131 km||45 km al SUR de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER (Mexico)||SSN|
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