Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km southwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-04-17 09:59:20 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 87 km depth
18 Apr 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 10 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-17 09:59:20 (Hora de México)
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.96°N / 92.75°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Aztlan (pop: 286) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Vida Mejor I (Los Cafetales) (pop: 6,460) --> See nearby quakes!
840 km (522 mi) SE 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||87 km||37 Km Al SUROESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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