Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 at 19:43 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 31 km depth
24 Apr 02:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.5°N / 92.68°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
49 km (31 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
64 km (40 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
78 km (48 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
878 km (545 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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