Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 at 04:16 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 64 km depth
18 Dec 04:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.46°N / 93.75°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) SW of El Manguito (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 821)
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Tres Picos (Chiapas) (pop: 4,400)
53 km (33 mi) S of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 3,410)
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (Chiapas) (pop: 16,900)
70 km (44 mi) S of Tonalá (Chiapas) (pop: 32,900)
88 km (55 mi) S of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 22,800)
160 km (99 mi) SSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100)
721 km (448 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) [learn more]
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