Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 07:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 65 km depth
10 Oct 08:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.05°N / 93.15°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.05°S / 86.85°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SW of Barranquilla (pop: 50) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Francisco I. Madero (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Aquiles Serdan (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
800 km (497 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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