Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 206 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-20 23:20:42 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 9 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-20 23:20:42 (Hora de México)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.21°N / 94.16°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
706 km (439 mi) SE of Mexiko (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||10 km||106 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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