Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 45 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-05-12 04:12:39 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 78 km depth
12 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-12 04:12:39 (Hora de México)
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.75°N / 92.64°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 322) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Aquiles Serdan (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Congregacion Reforma (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Frontera Hidalgo (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
864 km (537 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||78 km||44 Km Al SUROESTE De TAPACHULA, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|3.6||78 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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