Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9.9 km southeast of Comalapa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:03 am (GMT -5) -

Updated: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 00:43 GMT -
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Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9.9 km southeast of Comalapa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:03 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9.9 km southeast of Comalapa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:03 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 194 km depth

6 Aug 07:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 11 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 07:03:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:03 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.9
Depth194.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.577°N / 92.106°W (Amatenango de la Frontera, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode15.577°S / 87.894°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoTacana (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) ENE of Los Angeles (pop: 140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) E of Bella Vista (pop: 1,670) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Paso Hondo (pop: 3,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) NE of Porvenir (pop: 1,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NNE of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
170 km (106 mi) SE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
859 km (534 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 15.8°C (60 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.9194 kmMexico: 65 Km Al Noreste De Pueblo Nuevo, MéxicoINETER

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