Mag. 4.4 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Sunday, 6 August 2017 at 00:57 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 76 km depth
6 Aug 01:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.35°N / 92.51°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SW of El Gancho (Suchiate) (pop: 752)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
57 km (36 mi) S of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
88 km (55 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
903 km (561 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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