Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-01-18 02:35:29 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 69 km depth
18 Jan 14:28 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-18 02:35:29 (Hora de México)
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.72°N / 93.87°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SW of Santa Teresita (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSE of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
693 km (431 mi) SE of Mexico City (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) More info
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|3.6||69 km||42 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.6||69 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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