Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 95 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 11:59 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 95 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 11:59 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 36 km depth

9 Apr 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2021 17:59:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 11:59 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.72°N / 93.38°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 144) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Acapetahua (pop: 6,190) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Buenos Aires (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WSW of San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
805 km (500 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.036 km95 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoSSN

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