Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 17 km southwest of Tonalá, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 20 January 2020 at 11:35 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 99 km depth
20 Jan 11:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 99.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.97°N / 93.86°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of El Arenal (Tonalá) (pop: 152)
9 km (6 mi) S of Paredón (pop: 6,130)
17 km (11 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
19 km (12 mi) SE of Punta Flor (Arriaga) (pop: 931)
20 km (12 mi) S of Huanacastal (pop: 605)
30 km (19 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
119 km (74 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
678 km (421 mi) ESE 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) More info
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