Mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 04:01 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 63 km depth
21 Feb 04:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.62°N / 92.58°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
39 km (25 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Huehuetán (pop: 7,270)
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
878 km (545 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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