Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Mexico: 31 Km Al SURESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:08 am (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 156 km depth
15 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:08 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.47°N / 93.54°W (Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.47°S / 86.46°E
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
677 km (420 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (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) | about seismic energy
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|4.0||156 km||Mexico: 31 Km Al SURESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS||SSN|
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