Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 14:49 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 13 km depth
17 Dec 15:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.98°N / 93.99°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100)
100 km (62 mi) SSW of El Manguito (Tonalá) (pop: 821)
115 km (71 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
126 km (78 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
140 km (87 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
186 km (116 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
737 km (458 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) More info
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