Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Paredón, 6.8 km west of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2019-09-21 19:50:24 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 91 km depth
22 Sep 02:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-09-21 19:50:24 -06:00
Depth: 91.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.0402°N / 93.929°W (Paredón, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Los Humildes (pop: 176) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
667 km (415 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||91 km||6km W of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
|M 4.9||1 km||Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.9||96 km||Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mexico city (473 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)