Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala), on Saturday, 20 April 2019 at 07:59 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 85 km depth
20 Apr 18:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 hours.
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.33°N / 92.4°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 13,700)
30 km (19 mi) SW of Ocós (San Marcos) (pop: 9,460)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Ciudad Tecún Umán (Ayutla, San Marcos) (pop: 11,400)
52 km (32 mi) W of Champerico (Retalhuleu) (pop: 7,760)
66 km (41 mi) SW of Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 198,000)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700)
81 km (50 mi) SW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
206 km (128 mi) W of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.5||85 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala)||EMSC|
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