Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 at 17:38 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 89 km depth
16 Apr 17:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.75°N / 92.4°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Leoncillos (Chiapas) (pop: 899)
4 km (2 mi) NE of Puerto Madero (Tapachula, Chiapas) (pop: 9,560)
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Congregación Reforma (Chiapas) (pop: 1,130)
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Mazatán (Chiapas) (pop: 5,940)
19 km (12 mi) S of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero, Chiapas) (pop: 5,720)
23 km (14 mi) SW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
197 km (122 mi) W of Villa Nueva (Departamento de Guatemala, Guatemala) (pop: 406,800)
884 km (549 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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