Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 9.6 km southwest of Buenavista, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 15:06 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes here | Quakes in Mexico | Chiapas | Mexico D.F.
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 28 km depth
11 Sep 15:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.38°N / 93.19°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.38°S / 86.81°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SE of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Nueva Palestina (pop: 3,480) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
774 km (481 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|4.4||28 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.