Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 at 09:50 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
16 Jul 13:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.52°N / 92.94°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 322)
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
65 km (40 mi) SW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
77 km (48 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
86 km (53 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
855 km (531 mi) SE 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) More info
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