Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 202 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-28 05:06:55 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 202 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-28 05:06:55 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 16 km depth

28 Sep 10:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
28 Sep 10:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 94.0 km (from 6.2 to 58 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.4 km (4.6 mi) towards NE.
28 Sep 10:35: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 28 Sep 2020 10:06:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-28 05:06:55 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.27°N / 94.19°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Playa del Sol (pop: 69)
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130)
102 km (64 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
112 km (69 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
147 km (92 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
202 km (125 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
699 km (434 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: SSN
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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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.316 km48 Km Al Suroeste De Puerto Arista, México, MexicoSSN
M 4.494 km101 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, MexicoINETER
M 4.316 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

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