Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 239 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 13:30 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 9 km depth
9 May 13:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.01°N / 94.41°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) SW of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá) (pop: 3,410)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
154 km (96 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
171 km (106 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
172 km (107 mi) SE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
239 km (149 mi) SW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
702 km (436 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.2||9 km||Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.9||10 km||86 Km al suroeste de Puerto Arista, México (Mexico)||INETER|
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