Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 226 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 at 14:07 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 23 km depth
8 Jan 14:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.09°N / 94.31°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá) (pop: 3,410)
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
170 km (105 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
226 km (140 mi) SW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
703 km (437 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.3||23 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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