Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 63 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 27 January 2020 at 18:00 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 9 km depth
27 Jan 18:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.51°N / 92.68°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
49 km (31 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
77 km (48 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
877 km (545 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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