Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 18km SSE of Pijijiapan, Mexico, on 2019-10-24 08:44:59 -06:00 -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 91 km depth
24 Oct 18:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-24 08:44:59 -06:00
Depth: 90.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.5553°N / 93.149°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of El Carmen (Chiapas) (pop: 1,420)
9 km (6 mi) NE of El Palmarcito (Pijijiapan, Chiapas) (pop: 1,140)
15 km (9 mi) W of Hermenegildo Galeana (Chiapas) (pop: 1,160)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Pijijiapan (Chiapas) (pop: 15,100)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Plan de Ayala (Chiapas) (pop: 662)
30 km (19 mi) NW of Mapastepec (Chiapas) (pop: 16,100)
134 km (83 mi) S of Tuxtla (Chiapas) (pop: 481,100)
767 km (476 mi) SE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.3||91 km||18km SSE of Pijijiapan, Mexico||USGS|
|M 4.3||91 km||Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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