Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 165 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-05-23 00:24:42 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 12 km depth
23 May 07:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 36 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-23 00:24:42 (Hora de México)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.72°N / 93.78°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSW of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) W of Buenos Aires (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Jaltenango de la Paz (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
773 km (480 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||12 km||123 km al SUROESTE de PIJIJIAPAN, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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