Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Monday, 9 October 2017 at 08:08 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 64 km depth
9 Oct 08:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.97°N / 93.2°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WSW of La Palma (Acapetahua) (pop: 678)
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
70 km (43 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan) (pop: 7,940)
80 km (50 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
199 km (124 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
801 km (498 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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