Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 15:58 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Mar 16:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.55°N / 92.95°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (Mazatán) (pop: 756)
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
78 km (49 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
246 km (153 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
852 km (529 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||10 km||Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.9||54 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.9||30 km||77km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico||USGS|
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