Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-05-20 15:45:59 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 73 km depth
21 May 01:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-20 15:45:59 (Hora de México)
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.85°N / 94.08°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.85°S / 85.92°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) S of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Emiliano Zapata (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
667 km (414 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||73 km||Mexico: 43 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS||SSN|
|3.6||73 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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