Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 21:52 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Mar 22:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.63°N / 92.82°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SW of Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (pop: 849)
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
58 km (36 mi) SW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
65 km (40 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
248 km (154 mi) W of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
857 km (533 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 4.8||63 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.9||35 km||63km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico||USGS|
User reports for this quake (2)
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