171.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 32 km northeast of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, Guatemala, on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 at 02:17 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 144 km depth
8 Apr 02:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 144.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.14°N / 92.09°W (Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Sibinal (San Marcos) (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán, Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) WNW of Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WNW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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