Mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Friday, 8 March 2019 at 15:54 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 72 km depth
8 Mar 16:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.61°N / 92.48°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
19 km (12 mi) W of Barra de Cahoacán (El Chical) (Suchiate) (pop: 795)
28 km (18 mi) S of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
59 km (37 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
887 km (551 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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