Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km west of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-05-05 15:29:26 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 167 km depth
6 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-05 15:29:26 (Hora de México)
Depth: 167.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.12°N / 92.92°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 144) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSE of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
815 km (506 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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|4.0||167 km||36 Km Al SUR De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|4.0||167 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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