Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 04:26 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 72 km depth
19 Mar 04:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.64°N / 92.63°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
31 km (20 mi) SW of Mazatán (pop: 5,940)
41 km (26 mi) SW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero) (pop: 5,720)
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
50 km (31 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Huehuetán (pop: 7,270)
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
872 km (542 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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