Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 13:45 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Mar 13:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.63°N / 92.9°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (Mazatán) (pop: 756)
52 km (33 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
55 km (34 mi) SW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
74 km (46 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
74 km (46 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
76 km (47 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
238 km (148 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
850 km (528 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||52 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.8||40 km||64km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
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