Mag. 4.3 earthquake - - 40km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico, on 2017-09-11 15:48:03 -06:00
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 74 km depth
12 Sep 00:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 52 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-11 15:48:03 -06:00
Depth: 73.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.1781°N / 93.1729°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,030)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
57 km (35 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
57 km (36 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
64 km (40 mi) W of Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan) (pop: 7,940)
76 km (47 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
176 km (109 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
789 km (490 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.3||74 km||- 40km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico||USGS|
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