Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 237 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-17 03:17:20 (Hora de México) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 237 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-17 03:17:20 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 20 km depth

17 Sep 08:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
17 Sep 08:28: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.0 km (from 6.2 to 0.6 mi).
17 Sep 08:49: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 17 Sep 2020 08:17:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-17 03:17:20 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.07°N / 94.46°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) SW of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá) (pop: 3,410)
136 km (85 mi) SW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
143 km (89 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
146 km (91 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
163 km (101 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
163 km (101 mi) SE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
237 km (147 mi) SW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
693 km (431 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.420 km89 Km Al Suroeste De Puerto Arista, México, MexicoSSN
M 4.420 kmOff Coast Of Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

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