Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 40 km southwest of Tonalá, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 17 April 2020 at 08:00 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 87 km depth
17 Apr 13:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.92°N / 94.08°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Apas-Navenchauc (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Punta Flor (Arriaga) (pop: 931)
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Paredón (pop: 6,130)
28 km (18 mi) S of Emiliano Zapata (pop: 3,350)
32 km (20 mi) W of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá) (pop: 3,410)
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
662 km (411 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.1||87 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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