Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 172 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-04-23 19:30:37 (Hora de México) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 172 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-04-23 19:30:37 (Hora de México)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 13 km depth

24 Apr 02:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Apr 2020 01:30:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-23 19:30:37 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.79°N / 93.37°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
146 km (90 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
149 km (92 mi) SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
172 km (107 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
179 km (111 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
186 km (116 mi) SW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
190 km (118 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
322 km (200 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
877 km (545 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.013 km164 km al SUROESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHIS (Mexico)SSN

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 172 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, 2020-04-23 19:30:37 (Hora de México)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 13 May 2020 17:07 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 13 May 2020 16:07 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 May 2020 22:20 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 10 May 2020 21:20 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 May 2020 10:09 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 03 May 2020 09:09 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 172 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-04-23 19:30:37 (Hora de México)
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