Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-04-16 03:42:48 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 50 km depth
16 Apr 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-16 03:42:48 (Hora de México)
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.83°N / 92.98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SW of Las Brisas del Huayate (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
830 km (516 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||50 km||65 Km Al SUROESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.1||50 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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