Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-02-28 02:38:39 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 72 km depth
28 Feb 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 08:38:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-02-28 02:38:39 (Hora de México)
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.72°N / 93.9°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Santa Teresita (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
691 km (429 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||72 km||43 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.8||72 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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