Solar, 14 Mar 2021, 03:36
03:36 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
four.6 quake 13 Mar 9:06 pm (GMT -6)
An intermediate to deep magnitude four.6 earthquake was reported within the night close to Comitan, Comitán Municipality, Chiapas, Mexico.
In accordance with Mexico’s Nationwide Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 9:06 pm native time at an intermediate to appreciable depth of 166 km. The energy of the earthquake might have been tempered by its relative nice depth beneath the floor, which makes it really feel weaker in absolute phrases. Magnitude and different quake parameters can nonetheless change within the coming hours because the company continues to course of seismic knowledge.
Our monitoring service recognized a second report from the USA Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude four.three. A 3rd company, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the identical quake at magnitude four.three.
Cities or cities close to the epicenter the place the quake might need been felt as very weak shaking embody Puerto Rico (pop. 320) situated 1 km from the epicenter, Mapastepec (pop. 17,900) 32 km away, Pijijiapan (pop. 16,900) 54 km away, San Francisco Motozintla (pop. 23,800) 59 km away, Huixtla (pop. 32,000) 64 km away, Villaflores (pop. 37,200) 88 km away, Comitan (pop. 97,500) 90 km away, and Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 97 km away.
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Date & time: 13 Mar 2021 9:06 pm (GMT -6) native time (14 Mar 2021 03:06 GMT)
Depth: 166.zero km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.66°N / 92.71°W (Puerto Rico, Chiapas, Mexico)
Main knowledge supply: SSN