Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 17:02 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 86 km depth
17 Apr 17:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.72°N / 92.41°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
26 km (16 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
29 km (18 mi) NW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
33 km (21 mi) S of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
47 km (29 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
885 km (550 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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