Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-03-23 16:04:09 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 16 km depth
24 Mar 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-23 16:04:09 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6°N / 94.21°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) S of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
673 km (418 mi) SE 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||16 km||73 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.7||16 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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