Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 261 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 at 14:24 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
26 Feb 14:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.75°N / 94.37°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) SW of El Manguito (Tonalá) (pop: 821)
163 km (101 mi) SSW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
173 km (107 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
181 km (113 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
200 km (124 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
228 km (142 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
261 km (162 mi) SSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
726 km (451 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||15 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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