Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 160 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 05:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
21 Nov 05:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.86°N / 93.28°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (82 mi) SW of Playa Linda (pop: 457) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Congregacion Reforma (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SW of Frontera Hidalgo (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
878 km (546 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||6 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
312.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)