Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 236 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-05-15 16:03:42 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
16 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 15 May 2020 22:03:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-15 16:03:42 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.96°N / 94.28°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (73 mi) SSW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SW of Villa Corzo (Centro) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of San Pedro Buenavista (pop: 8,390) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SW of Revolucion Mexicana (pop: 7,990) --> See nearby quakes!
716 km (445 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||16 km||137 km al SUROESTE de TONALA, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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