Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 170 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 at 19:11 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
15 Aug 02:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2019 19:11:57 UTC
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.79°N / 93.83°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) SW of Nuevo Tolomita (pop: 74) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SW of El Carmen (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSW of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SW of Jaltenango de la Paz (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
764 km (474 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||16 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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