Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 21 December 2019 at 10:25 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 84 km depth
21 Dec 15:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.85°N / 93.91°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SW of Puerto Arista (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 944)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 3,410)
23 km (14 mi) S of Paredón (Chiapas) (pop: 6,130)
31 km (20 mi) SSW of Tonalá (Chiapas) (pop: 32,900)
41 km (25 mi) W of Tres Picos (Chiapas) (pop: 4,400)
43 km (27 mi) S of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 22,800)
132 km (82 mi) SW of Tuxtla (Chiapas) (pop: 481,100)
681 km (423 mi) SE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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