Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 4.3 km south of Santo Domingo (La Cascada), Siltepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-12-29 04:22:10 (Hora de México)
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 124 km depth
29 Dec 15:50 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-29 04:22:10 (Hora de México)
Depth: 124.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.45°N / 92.39°W (Llano Grande, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.45°S / 87.61°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Los Cipreses (pop: 336) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NE of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Chicomuselo (pop: 5,940) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
841 km (522 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||124 km||18 Km Al NOROESTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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