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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 159 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico, on 2020-09-27 02:23:16 (Hora de México)

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 159 Km Al SUROESTE De  CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico, on 2020-09-27 02:23:16 (Hora de México)
27 Sep 07:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
27 Sep 07:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 69.0 to 10.0 km (from 43 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 24 km (14.8 mi) towards E.
27 Sep 07:42: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 57.0 km (from 6.2 to 35 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16.1 km (10 mi) towards WSW.
27 Sep 07:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 2020-09-27 07:23:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-27 02:23:16 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.91°N / 93.39°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) SW of San Simón (pop: 200)
138 km (86 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 300)
138 km (86 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (pop: 9,700)
165 km (102 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
186 km (116 mi) SW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
866 km (538 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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
2020-09-27 07:23:16 UTC
2020-09-27 02:23:16 (Hora de México)
M 4.1 / 10 km159 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, MexicoSSN
2020-09-27 07:23:18 UTCM 4.4 / 33 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
2020-09-27 07:23:20 UTCM 4.5 / 40 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
2020-09-27 07:23:18 UTC
2020-09-27 01:23:18
M 4.6 / 57 km118 Km Al Suroeste De El Gancho México, MexicoINETER
2020-09-27 07:23:20 UTCM 4.5 / 44.7 km101 Km SW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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12873.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Rumbling noise slight to no vibrations
Richwood cape town South Africa (12692.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Could here rumbling ground shook window and doors
Cape town south africa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Richwood cape town South Africa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s

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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 159 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico, on 2020-09-27 02:23:16 (Hora de México)

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