Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 65 km northwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-17 04:41:02 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 98 km depth
17 Oct 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-17 04:41:02 (Hora de México)
Depth: 98.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.16°N / 92.8°W (Acapetahua, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.16°S / 87.2°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ESE of La Palma (pop: 678) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
823 km (511 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.6||98 km||33 Km Al SURESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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