Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Salto de Agua, 18 km southwest of Palenque/Temp, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 4:47 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 117 km depth
22 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 4:47 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.37°N / 92.07°W↗ (Salto de Agua, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.37°S / 87.93°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WNW of Jerusalen (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Ruinas de Palenque (Palenque) (pop: 42,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NE of Yajalon (Yajalón) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Tila (Centro) (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) N of Ocosingo (pop: 41,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SW of Emiliano Zapata (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Tenosique (Tabasco) (pop: 32,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Macuspana (Tabasco) (pop: 32,200) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) ENE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
779 km (484 mi) ESE of Mexico City (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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|4.0||117 km||Mexico: 18 Km Al SUROESTE De PALENQUE, CHIS||SSN|
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