Mag. 4.5 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Friday, 1 February 2019 at 16:59 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 68 km depth
1 Feb 17:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.49°N / 92.57°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
38 km (23 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
52 km (33 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
57 km (35 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
73 km (45 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
888 km (552 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||68 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico / Weak shaking (MMI III)