Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 153 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 at 04:29 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
8 Jan 04:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.74°N / 93.67°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) SW of Barranquilla (pop: 50)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
126 km (79 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
150 km (93 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
153 km (95 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
780 km (485 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||5 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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