Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 9.2 km northeast of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 4:40 am (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 29 km depth
21 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
|Date & time||May 21, 2022 09:40:57 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 4:40 am (GMT -5)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||14.94°N / 92.18°W (Tuxtla Chico, Chiapas, Mexico)|
|Antipode||14.94°S / 87.82°E|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||Tacana (22 km / 14 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||1 km (1 mi) W of Tuxtla Chico (pop: 7,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) ENE of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (23 mi) SE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) NW of Coatepec (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) S of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
226 km (140 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
891 km (554 mi) ESE 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||29 km||Mexico: 6 Km Al SUR De CACAHOATAN, CHIS||SSN|
|4.0||29 km||CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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