Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 225 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 at 23:49 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Jan 04:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.28°N / 94.25°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km (109 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,030)
194 km (120 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
208 km (129 mi) SSW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
215 km (133 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
225 km (140 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
234 km (145 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
254 km (158 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
773 km (480 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.2||10 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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