Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 11:41 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Mar 11:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.53°N / 92.88°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SSW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop: 756)
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
71 km (44 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
249 km (155 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
859 km (534 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.9||10 km||Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.6||80 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.8||35 km||62km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico||USGS|
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