Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 105 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-08-18 17:07:33 -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 105 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-08-18 17:07:33

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 30 km depth

18 Aug 23:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: 18 Aug 2020 11:07:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-18 17:07:33
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.176°N / 93.193°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,030)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
57 km (35 mi) S of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
66 km (41 mi) W of Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan) (pop: 7,940)
78 km (49 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
176 km (110 mi) S of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
788 km (490 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.130 km42 Km al suroeste de Mapastepec, México (Mexico)INETER
M 4.556 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 4.556 km54 km al SUROESTE de MAPASTEPEC, CHIS (Mexico)SSN

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Veracruz (540.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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