Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 19 April 2019 at 11:43 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 77 km depth
19 Apr 12:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 77.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.67°N / 92.47°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula, Chiapas) (pop: 9,560)
18 km (11 mi) S of Guanacastal 1ra. Sección (Mazatán, Chiapas) (pop: 966)
18 km (11 mi) W of Barra de Cahoacán (El Chical) (Suchiate, Chiapas) (pop: 795)
30 km (18 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero, Chiapas) (pop: 5,720)
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Chiapas) (pop: 13,700)
35 km (22 mi) SW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
52 km (32 mi) S of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 32,000)
884 km (549 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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