Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 at 20:34 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 82 km depth
18 Jul 01:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.79°N / 92.72°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop: 756)
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Badenia (pop: 322)
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
33 km (21 mi) WNW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
44 km (28 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
854 km (531 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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