Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 167 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 16 February 2020 at 04:10 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
16 Feb 04:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.66°N / 93.12°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) SW of El Gancho (Suchiate) (pop: 752)
140 km (87 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
167 km (104 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
179 km (111 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
212 km (132 mi) SSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800)
290 km (180 mi) WSW of Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800)
906 km (563 mi) SE 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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|M 4.3||5 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.4||10 km||115km SW of Ocos, Guatemala||USGS|
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