Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 07:01 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 78 km depth
29 May 13:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.74°N / 92.54°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSW of San Simon (pop: 150)
13 km (8 mi) W of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
19 km (12 mi) SSW of San José de los Llanos (Mazatán) (pop: 815)
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
45 km (28 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
873 km (542 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) More info
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