Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 79 km northwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-08-25 00:35:38 (Hora de México)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 98 km depth
25 Aug 05:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 20 minutes.
|Date & time||Aug 25, 2020 05:35:38 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter||2020-08-25 00:35:38 (Hora de México)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||15.2°N / 92.93°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)|
|Antipode||15.2°S / 87.07°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)|
|Nearest volcano||Tacana (88 km / 55 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||5 km (3 mi) W of Zacapulco (pop: 385) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
25 km (16 mi) W of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) S of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) W of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) NW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
809 km (503 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.0||98 km||27 Km Al SUR De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
|4.0||98 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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