Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Escuintla, 18 km north of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-01-21 14:37:14 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 115 km depth
22 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-21 14:37:14 (Hora de México)
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.3°N / 92.5°W (Escuintla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of Costa Rica (pop: 378) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NE of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
840 km (522 mi) ESE 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||115 km||18 Km Al NORTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.6||115 km||CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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