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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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Feb 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-28 19:42:26 (Hora de México)
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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||10 km||145 km al SUROESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.2||10 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 3.9||1 km||127 Km al suroeste de El Gancho México (Mexico)||INETER|
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