Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 140 km depth
20 Jan 02:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 140.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.11°N / 94.2°W (Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.11°S / 85.8°E
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of La Fortaleza (pop: 194) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) W of San Francisco la Paz (Oaxaca) (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) S of La Horqueta (Poblado Doce) (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Helio Garcia Alfaro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SE of Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Poblado Cinco (pop: 1,330) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Niños Héroes (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Emiliano Zapata (Chiapas) (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SE of Xalapa (Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
581 km (361 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||140 km||Mexico: 68 Km Al NOROESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS||SSN|
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