Mag. 4.4 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Monday, 11 September 2017 at 15:06 (GMT)
Light 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 (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,030)
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez) (pop: 1,620)
32 km (20 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
34 km (21 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
57 km (36 mi) W of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
154 km (95 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
774 km (481 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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