Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 151 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-02-28 19:42:26 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 151 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-02-28 19:42:26 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Feb 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Feb 2020 01:42:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-28 19:42:26 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.98°N / 93.29°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SW of San Simon (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SW of Frontera Hidalgo (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
868 km (539 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.210 km145 km al SUROESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHIS (Mexico)SSN
M 4.210 kmOff Coast Of Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 3.91 km127 Km al suroeste de El Gancho México (Mexico)INETER

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 151 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-02-28 19:42:26 (Hora de México)
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