Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 53 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-01-19 04:51:08 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 65 km depth
19 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-19 04:51:08 (Hora de México)
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.68°N / 94°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) SSW of General Lazaro Cardenas (Vuelta Rica) (pop: 265) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
685 km (426 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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|3.8||65 km||52 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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