Mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 07:29 (GMT)
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 (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SW of Barra Zacapulco (Acapetahua) (pop: 385)
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
83 km (51 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan) (pop: 7,940)
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
95 km (59 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
106 km (66 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
808 km (502 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
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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