Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 239 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 22:58 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 24 km depth
24 Jan 23:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.17°N / 94.62°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (73 mi) S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (San Francisco del Mar) (pop: 4,030)
138 km (86 mi) SW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
141 km (88 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
147 km (91 mi) SSE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 23,200)
239 km (149 mi) SW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
673 km (418 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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