Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Escuintla, 25 km north of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-05-08 01:43:01 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 147 km depth
8 May 13:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-08 01:43:01 (Hora de México)
Depth: 147.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.36°N / 92.48°W (Escuintla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Bolivia (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
838 km (521 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||147 km||24 Km Al NORTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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