Mag. 4.2 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 at 16:34 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 85 km depth
30 Aug 17:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.5°N / 92.59°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
40 km (25 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
57 km (36 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
72 km (45 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
885 km (550 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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