Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 14 December 2019 at 07:08 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 4 km depth
14 Dec 12:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.65°N / 92.7°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (16 mi) SW of San Simon (pop: 150)
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
31 km (19 mi) SSW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop: 756)
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
53 km (33 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
866 km (538 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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