Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 162 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-21 00:28:00 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
21 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-21 00:28:00 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.77°N / 93.76°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Acapetahua (pop: 6,190) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) W of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
771 km (479 mi) SE of Mexico City (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) More info
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|M 3.8||16 km||117 Km Al SUROESTE De PIJIJIAPAN, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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