Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 140 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-05-01 17:53:07 (Hora de México) -
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
2 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-01 17:53:07 (Hora de México)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.35°N / 93.43°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
132 km (82 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
136 km (85 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
150 km (94 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
270 km (168 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
829 km (515 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.5||15 km||134 km al SUROESTE de MAPASTEPEC, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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