Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 88 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-16 15:24:28 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 73 km depth
16 Sep 20:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-16 15:24:28 (Hora de México)
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.96°N / 93.07°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.96°S / 86.93°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 144) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Francisco I. Madero (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
813 km (505 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||73 km||57 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|4.3||73 km||Offshore Chiapas, Mexico||EMSC|
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