Mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 at 04:20 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 64 km depth
18 Dec 04:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 36 minutes.
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.46°N / 93.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
722 km (449 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||64 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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