Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - Escuintla, 33 km northwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Dec 3, 2021 2:28 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 78 km depth
3 Dec 14:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Dec 3, 2021 2:28 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.41°N / 92.6°W (Escuintla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.41°S / 87.4°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) WSW of Ovando la Piñuela (pop: 226) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
824 km (512 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.5||78 km||Mexico: 32 Km Al ESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS||SSN|
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