Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at 23:41 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 66 km depth
6 Feb 00:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.53°N / 92.51°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
31 km (19 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
38 km (23 mi) S of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
68 km (42 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
890 km (553 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) More info
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