Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 43 km west of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 at 4:16 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 81 km depth
23 Dec 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
|Date & time||Dec 22, 2021 22:16:31 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 at 4:16 pm (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||15.03°N / 92.64°W (Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico)|
|Antipode||15.03°S / 87.36°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||Tacana (58 km / 36 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||6 km (4 mi) SW of Altamira (La Providencia) (pop: 278) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) S of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) W of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) SW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
845 km (525 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.0||81 km||Mexico: 22 Km Al SUROESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS||SSN|
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