Mag. 4.2 earthquake - CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 06:16 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 84 km depth
2 Feb 06:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.73°N / 92.39°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of El Encanto (Tapachula) (pop: 1,730)
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
10 km (6 mi) SW of Congregación Reforma (pop: 1,130)
14 km (9 mi) NW of Barra de Cahoacán (El Chical) (Suchiate) (pop: 795)
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
24 km (15 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
196 km (122 mi) W of Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800)
886 km (551 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||84 km||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.
Tapachula (22.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)