Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 160 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-05-09 00:40:02 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 13 km depth
9 May 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Date & time: 9 May 2020 06:40:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-09 00:40:02 (Hora de México)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.75°N / 93.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) SW of Pampa Honda (pop: 148) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) W of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Jaltenango de la Paz (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
774 km (481 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||13 km||118 km al SUROESTE de PIJIJIAPAN, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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