Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 20 May 2019 at 19:24 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 59 km depth
21 May 05:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 hours.
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.58°N / 92.58°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula, Chiapas) (pop: 9,560)
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Mazatán (Chiapas) (pop: 5,940)
39 km (24 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Chiapas) (pop: 13,700)
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Álvaro Obregón (Puerto Madero, Chiapas) (pop: 5,720)
50 km (31 mi) SW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
63 km (39 mi) S of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 32,000)
64 km (40 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (Chiapas) (pop: 14,400)
881 km (547 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) [learn more]
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