Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 56 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 16:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 70 km depth
27 Jul 16:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15°N / 93.17°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15°S / 86.83°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) WSW of La Lupe (pop: 144) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Ibarra (pop: 470) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) S of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Francisco I. Madero (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
802 km (498 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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