Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 228 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-05-18 16:08:25 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 22 km depth
19 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 2 hours and 59 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2020 22:08:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-18 16:08:25 (Hora de México)
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.1°N / 94.37°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) S of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
698 km (434 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||22 km||127 km al SUROESTE de TONALA, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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