Mag. 4.2 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 22:46 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 77 km depth
2 Feb 23:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 77.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.52°N / 92.6°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
41 km (25 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
70 km (44 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
70 km (44 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
883 km (549 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) More info
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