Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 21:26 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 123 km depth
24 May 03:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.41°N / 92.52°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NE of Escuintla (Chiapas) (pop: 9,570)
20 km (12 mi) E of Nueva Libertad (Chiapas) (pop: 801)
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan, Chiapas) (pop: 7,200)
30 km (18 mi) W of Motozintla (Chiapas) (pop: 23,800)
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 32,000)
41 km (25 mi) E of Mapastepec (Chiapas) (pop: 17,900)
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
831 km (517 mi) ESE 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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