Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 20 April 2019 at 21:52 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 118 km depth
21 Apr 01:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.35°N / 92.65°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Acacoyagua (Chiapas) (pop: 6,200)
14 km (9 mi) NE of Mariano Matamoros (Colonia Matamoros, Chiapas) (pop: 776)
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan, Chiapas) (pop: 7,940)
28 km (18 mi) ESE of Mapastepec (Chiapas) (pop: 16,100)
31 km (19 mi) NW of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 29,300)
43 km (27 mi) W of Motozintla (Chiapas) (pop: 19,100)
65 km (40 mi) NW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
824 km (512 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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