Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 32 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 3:09 pm (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 143 km depth
3 Dec 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 3:09 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 143.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.69°N / 92.46°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.69°S / 87.54°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Frontera Hidalgo (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
883 km (549 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.7||143 km||Mexico: 32 Km Al SUROESTE De TAPACHULA, CHIS||SSN|
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