Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 40 km southwest of Tonalá, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 3 January 2020 at 13:12 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 83 km depth
3 Jan 13:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.88°N / 94.06°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) WSW of General Lazaro Cardenas (Vuelta Rica) (pop: 265)
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Punta Flor (Arriaga) (pop: 931)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
49 km (30 mi) SSE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840)
55 km (34 mi) S of El Espinal (pop: 7,620)
126 km (78 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
666 km (414 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||83 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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