Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 09:47 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 36 km depth
8 May 13:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.15°N / 92.37°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
15 km (9 mi) N of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200)
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800)
28 km (18 mi) NW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
33 km (21 mi) NNE of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
861 km (535 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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