Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 63 km west of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-08-27 03:18:40 (Hora de México)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 155 km depth
27 Aug 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-27 03:18:40 (Hora de México)
Depth: 155.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.57°N / 93.67°W (Miguel Hidalgo, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.57°S / 86.33°E
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Miguel Hidalgo (pop: 658) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NE of José Maria Pino Suarez (pop: 2,090) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SSE of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WSW of Berriozabal (Berriozábal) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
659 km (409 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.8||155 km||15 Km Al SURESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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