Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 109 km northwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 4 January 2020 at 20:14 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 109 km northwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 4 January 2020 at 20:14 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 93 km depth

4 Jan 20:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jan 2020 08:14:57 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.3°N / 93.19°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) W of Las Bugambilias (pop: 13)
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
43 km (27 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
57 km (35 mi) W of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
67 km (41 mi) W of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200)
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
163 km (101 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
780 km (484 mi) SE of Mexico City (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) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.193 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (5)

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Huixtla / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt defined shaking sensation for about 45 / 60 seconds.
131.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
425 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
La crucesita / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oaxaca city (422 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 109 km northwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 4 January 2020 at 20:14 (GMT)
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