Mag. 4.1 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 at 09:05 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 38 km depth
9 Aug 09:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.51°N / 92.63°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
44 km (27 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
73 km (46 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
881 km (548 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||38 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.1||38 km||- 32km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico||USGS|
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