Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km southwest of Ocos, Guatemala, on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 18:10 (GMT)
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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↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.18°S / 87.49°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Ocos (Ocós) (pop: 9,460) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Mexico) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Puerto Madero (Tapachula, Mexico) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Ciudad Hidalgo (Mexico) (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Ciudad Tecun Uman (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Pajapita (pop: 8,160) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Flores Costa Cuca (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SW of Coatepec (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||48 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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