Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Monday, 4 March 2019 at 06:47 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 42 km depth
4 Mar 07:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.33°N / 92.56°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SW of El Gancho (Suchiate) (pop: 752)
46 km (29 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
60 km (38 mi) S of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
69 km (43 mi) SW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
72 km (45 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
85 km (53 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
91 km (56 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
900 km (559 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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