Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 137 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 12 July 2019 at 01:34 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Jul 01:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Jul 2019 01:34:43 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.91°N / 94.12°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
732 km (455 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||10 km||Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 5.2||20 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 5.1||47 km||Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GeoAu|
|M 5.2||10 km||156km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico||USGS|
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