Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 31 May 1992 at 01:56 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 31 May 1992 at 01:56 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 42 km depth

Date & time: 31 May 1992 01:56:31 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 41.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.347°N / 93.116°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SW of Miguel Hidalgo (Chiapas)
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula, Chiapas) (pop: 9,560)
92 km (57 mi) SW of Mazatán (Chiapas) (pop: 5,940)
92 km (57 mi) SW of Aquiles Serdan (Chiapas) (pop: 1,140)
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Chiapas) (pop: 13,700)
111 km (69 mi) SW of Tapachula (Chiapas) (pop: 202,700)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Huixtla (Chiapas) (pop: 32,000)
853 km (530 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
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 4.242 kmoffshore Chiapas, MexicoUSGS
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