Mag. 4.2 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 03:31 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 76 km depth
10 Oct 03:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.08°N / 93.15°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) WSW of La Palma (Acapetahua) (pop: 678)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
59 km (37 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
68 km (42 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
74 km (46 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
98 km (61 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
187 km (116 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
798 km (496 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
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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