Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - Escuintla, 18 km northwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-04-12 13:04:54 (Hora de México) -
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 173 km depth
13 Apr 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2021 18:04:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-12 13:04:54 (Hora de México)
Depth: 173.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.22°N / 92.61°W (Escuintla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) E of El Vergel (pop: 34) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
835 km (519 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||173 km||18 Km Al NOROESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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