Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 04:22 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Nov 04:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.86°N / 93.08°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.86°S / 86.92°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Barra Zacapulco (pop: 385) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
819 km (509 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||10 km||Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|4.8||16 km||OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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