Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico
Thu, 4 Aug 2022, 09:1609:16 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Mexico near Mapastepec, Chiapas, 31 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Thursday, August 4th, 2022, at 2:44 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 62 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
4.3 quake 4 Aug 2:44 am (GMT -6)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Barranquilla (pop. 50) located 41 km from the epicenter, La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop. 1000) 50 km away, Mapastepec (pop. 17,900) 59 km away, Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop. 1,600) 63 km away, Ulapa (pop. 1,900) 63 km away, Soconusco (pop. 2,500) 64 km away, Acapeteahua (pop. 6,200) 65 km away, Acacoyagua (pop. 7,500) 70 km away, and Escuintla (pop. 9,600) 70 km away.
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ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ
Ημερομηνία & time: Aug 4, 2022 2:44 am (GMT -6) local time (4 Aug 2022 08:44 GMT)
Βάθος: 62.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 15°N / 93.22°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: SSN
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