Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - Unión Costa Rica, 16 km north of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-01-26 14:48:09 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 118 km depth
27 Jan 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-26 14:48:09 (Hora de México)
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.28°N / 92.5°W (Unión Costa Rica, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) E of Costa Rica (pop: 378) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
841 km (523 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||118 km||16 Km Al NORTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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