Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 11 km west of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 2:54 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 11 km west of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 2:54 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 144 km depth

12 Aug 08:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 12, 2021 07:54:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 2:54 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 144.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.392°N / 92.348°W (Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.392°S / 87.652°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NE of El Remate (pop: 321) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
848 km (527 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 10.6°C (51 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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3.5144 kmMexico: 32 Km Al Noreste De Pueblo Nuevo, MéxicoINETER

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