Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 52 km north of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, Guatemala, on 2020-04-22 16:15:48 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 188 km depth
22 Apr 23:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 1 hour and 26 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-22 16:15:48 (Hora de México)
Depth: 188.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.35°N / 92.11°W (Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Tacana (Tacaná, San Marcos) (pop: 6,440) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) E of San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Huixtla (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Jacaltenango (Huehuetenango) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
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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|4.3||188 km||14 km al ESTE de MOTOZINTLA, CHIS (Guatemala)||SSN|
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