Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 89 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 at 06:31 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 121 km depth
8 Jan 14:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.44°N / 93.88°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz (pop: 13)
23 km (14 mi) N of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
25 km (16 mi) ENE of El Espinal (pop: 7,620)
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500)
36 km (22 mi) ENE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840)
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
647 km (402 mi) ESE 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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