Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Suchiate, 24 km south of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-01-27 12:56:02 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 94 km depth
28 Jan 02:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-01-27 12:56:02 (Hora de México)
Depth: 94.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.7°N / 92.2°W (Suchiate, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Dorado Nuevo (pop: 802) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) WNW of Frontera Diaz (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) E of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) S of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
905 km (562 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||94 km||5 Km Al NOROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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