Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Álvaro Obregón, 12 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Aug 13, 2021 2:05 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Álvaro Obregón, 12 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Aug 13, 2021 2:05 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 106 km depth

13 Aug 19:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
14 Aug 01:07: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Aug 13, 2021 19:05:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Aug 13, 2021 2:05 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.93°N / 92.37°W (Álvaro Obregón, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.93°S / 87.63°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Miramar (pop: 851) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NW of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
875 km (544 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (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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4.0106 kmMexico: 13 Km Al Oeste De Tapachula, MéxicoSSN

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