Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 132 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 20 January 2020 at 10:31 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 89 km depth
20 Jan 10:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2020 10:31:53 UTC -
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.74°N / 93.75°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSE of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SE of La Gloria (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Villa Corzo (Centro) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
702 km (436 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||89 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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