Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-03-05 02:47:50 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 75 km depth
5 Mar 14:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 08:47:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-05 02:47:50 (Hora de México)
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.63°N / 92.46°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Playa Linda (pop: 457) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Frontera Diaz (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Coatepeque (Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
887 km (551 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||75 km||33 Km Al OESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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