Mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 04:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Sep 04:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 19 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.48°N / 94.05°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
695 km (432 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.6||60 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.6||45 km||- 82km SSW of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
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