Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - Huehuetan, 21 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 9:47 pm (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 96 km depth
17 Feb 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2021 21:47:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 9:47 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.96°N / 92.44°W (Huehuetan, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Guachipilin (pop: 765) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) N of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) N of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Frontera Diaz (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
867 km (539 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||96 km||20 Km Al SUR De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.6||96 km||CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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