Mag. 4.2 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Thursday, 5 October 2017 at 18:10 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 48 km depth
5 Oct 18:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.18°N / 92.51°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Ocós (pop: 9,460)
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Champerico (pop: 7,760)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Ciudad Tecún Umán (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400)
79 km (49 mi) SW of Pajapita (pop: 8,160)
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Tapachula (Mexico) (pop: 202,700)
91 km (56 mi) SW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
221 km (137 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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