Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at 09:28 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 60 km depth
5 Feb 09:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.53°N / 92.56°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
36 km (22 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
53 km (33 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
67 km (41 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
69 km (43 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
886 km (550 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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