Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 13:41 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 27 km depth
29 May 14:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.28°N / 92.74°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
87 km (54 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
96 km (60 mi) SW of Tuxtla Chico (pop: 7,030)
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
889 km (552 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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