Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 152 km south of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 9 April 2020 at 07:42 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 88 km depth
9 Apr 08:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4°N / 93.26°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) WSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,030)
12 km (7 mi) SSW of El Palmarcito (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,140)
24 km (15 mi) SW of Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez) (pop: 1,620)
32 km (20 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
39 km (24 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
152 km (94 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
767 km (477 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||88 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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