Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 09:49 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 71 km depth
16 May 15:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.57°N / 92.52°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula, Chiapas) (pop: 9,650)
32 km (20 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Chiapas) (pop: 13,700)
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Mazatán (Chiapas) (pop: 5,940)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero, Chiapas) (pop: 5,720)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
61 km (38 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (Chiapas) (pop: 14,400)
64 km (40 mi) S of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 29,300)
886 km (551 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) [learn more]
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