Mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 15 September 2019 at 11:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 72 km depth
15 Sep 12:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.2°N / 93.82°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
734 km (456 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||72 km||Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.9||60 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.8||67 km||96km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico||USGS|
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