Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 28 April 2019 at 21:04 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 87 km depth
29 Apr 04:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.12°N / 92.92°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of La Palma (pop: 678)
16 km (10 mi) S of Union Santa Isabel (Mapastepec) (pop: 158)
35 km (22 mi) S of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
36 km (22 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200)
49 km (30 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
815 km (506 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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