Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 178 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-08-21 01:11:42 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
21 Aug 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-21 01:11:42 (Hora de México)
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.76°N / 94.41°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Portillo Guayaba (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSW of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
645 km (401 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||30 km||76 km al SUROESTE de ARRIAGA , CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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