Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Thursday, 27 July 2017 at 16:03 (GMT)
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 (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) WSW of La Palma (Acapetahua) (pop: 678)
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
76 km (47 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
99 km (61 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
196 km (122 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
802 km (498 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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