Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 at 19:05 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 60 km depth
17 Jul 19:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.56°N / 92.61°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
42 km (26 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
54 km (33 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
879 km (546 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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