Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 19 Km Al NOROESTE De VILLAFLORES, CHIS, Mexico on Thursday, 15 October 2020
15 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-15 02:55:51 (Hora de México)
Depth: 99.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.38°N / 93.37°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (pop: 1,700)
12 km (8 mi) NE of Úrsulo Galván (pop: 900)
16 km (10 mi) NE of Niquidámbar (pop: 200)
50 km (31 mi) SW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
185 km (115 mi) SW of Villahermosa (pop: 362,400)
697 km (433 mi) SE 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-10-15 02:55:51 (Hora de México) (15 Oct 07:55:51 UTC)||M 3.8 / 99 km||19 Km Al NOROESTE De VILLAFLORES, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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