Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 76 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 07:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 41 km depth
23 Sep 07:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.83°N / 93.24°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.83°S / 86.76°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 144) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Aztlan (pop: 286) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Ibarra (pop: 470) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop: 756) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Absalon Castellanos Dominguez (pop: 481) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
808 km (502 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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