Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 14 April 2019 at 19:31 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 84 km depth
14 Apr 19:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.67°N / 92.31°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
18 km (11 mi) W of Ciudad Tecun Uman (Ayutla, Guatemala) (pop: 11,400)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
897 km (558 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) More info
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