Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 23 September 2019 at 19:48 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 74 km depth
23 Sep 20:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.13°N / 93.28°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan, Chiapas) (pop: 1,030)
53 km (33 mi) SW of Mapastepec (Chiapas) (pop: 17,900)
62 km (39 mi) S of Pijijiapan (Chiapas) (pop: 16,900)
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Escuintla (Chiapas) (pop: 9,570)
76 km (47 mi) W of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan, Chiapas) (pop: 7,200)
88 km (54 mi) W of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 32,000)
182 km (113 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100)
784 km (487 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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