Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 30 July 2019 at 09:35 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 177 km depth
30 Jul 14:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 177.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.41°N / 92.28°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800)
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (La Cascada) (Siltepec) (pop: 559)
31 km (20 mi) SSW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700)
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
39 km (24 mi) NE of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200)
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
56 km (35 mi) N of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
853 km (530 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||177 km||Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guatemala City (178.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)