Mag. 4.2 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Saturday, 2 March 2019 at 10:49 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 86 km depth
2 Mar 11:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.81°N / 92.52°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Guanacastal 1ra. Sección (Mazatán) (pop: 966)
10 km (6 mi) SW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
14 km (9 mi) S of Aquiles Serdan (pop: 1,140)
15 km (9 mi) NW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
20 km (12 mi) SW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
37 km (23 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
870 km (541 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) [learn more]
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