Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Saturday, 30 September 2017 at 16:34 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 80 km depth
30 Sep 16:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.11°N / 93.19°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SW of Ibarra (Mapastepec) (pop: 470)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
62 km (38 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
64 km (40 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
67 km (42 mi) W of Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan) (pop: 7,940)
78 km (48 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
184 km (114 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
793 km (492 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.0||80 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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