Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 123 km depth
16 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.28°N / 93.92°W (Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.28°S / 86.08°E
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
653 km (406 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.6||123 km||Mexico: 6 Km Al NOROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS||SSN|
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