Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico, on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 16:34 (GMT)
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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↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.5°S / 87.41°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) SW of Playa Linda (pop: 457) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Congregacion Reforma (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Frontera Hidalgo (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
885 km (550 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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