Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 7km SSW of Paredon, Mexico, on 2019-12-01 15:17:01 -06:00 -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 66 km depth
1 Dec 22:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-01 15:17:01 -06:00
Depth: 65.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.9719°N / 93.8972°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Paredón (Chiapas) (pop: 6,130)
11 km (7 mi) W of El Arenal (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 152)
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Punta Flor (Arriaga, Chiapas) (pop: 931)
20 km (12 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 35,300)
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Huanacastal (Chiapas) (pop: 605)
29 km (18 mi) S of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100)
674 km (419 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||66 km||7km SSW of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
|M 4.0||66 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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