Mag. 4.1 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 at 15:48 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 72 km depth
26 Feb 16:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.66°N / 92.43°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
14 km (9 mi) W of Barra de Cahoacán (El Chical) (Suchiate) (pop: 795)
18 km (11 mi) SW of Congregación Reforma (pop: 1,130)
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Guanacastal 1ra. Sección (Mazatán) (pop: 966)
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
199 km (124 mi) W of Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800)
888 km (552 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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