Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 at 21:53 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 59 km depth
16 May 04:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.43°N / 92.44°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
32 km (20 mi) S of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
48 km (30 mi) S of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
66 km (41 mi) S of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
79 km (49 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
903 km (561 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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