Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:27 am (GMT -6) -
Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Jan 14:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
|Date & time||Jan 20, 2022 08:27:42 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:27 am (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||15.05°N / 92.99°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)|
|Antipode||15.05°S / 87.01°E|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||Tacana (95 km / 59 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||814 km (506 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.8||5 km||Mexico: 44 Km Al SUR De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS||SSN|
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