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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 61 Km Al OESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, Mexico on Saturday, 26 September 2020

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 61 Km Al OESTE De  CINTALAPA, CHIS, Mexico on Saturday, 26 September 2020
26 Sep 03:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
26 Sep 03:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Saturday, 26 September 2020 03:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-25 22:19:53 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.76°N / 94.29°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 400)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Nuevo San Juan (pop: 100)
24 km (15 mi) W of José López Portillo (Chocomanatlán) (pop: 100)
125 km (78 mi) W of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
199 km (123 mi) SW of Villahermosa (pop: 362,400)
591 km (367 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 16.2°C (61 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-25 22:19:53 (Hora de México) (26 Sep 03:19:53 UTC)M 4.0 / 128 km61 Km Al OESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, MexicoSSN
Sat, 26 Sep 03:19 UTCM 4.0 / 128 km48 Km NNW of El Espinal, MexicoEMSC

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 61 Km Al OESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, Mexico on Saturday, 26 September 2020

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