Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Escuintla, 37 km north of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Oct 22, 2021 2:11 am (GMT -5) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 152 km depth
22 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 22, 2021 2:11 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 152.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.47°N / 92.51°W↗ (Escuintla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.47°S / 87.49°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SSE of Nueva Argentina (pop: 340) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Chicomuselo (pop: 5,940) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
829 km (515 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||152 km||Mexico: 31 Km Al NOROESTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHIS||SSN|
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