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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 36 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 36 Km Al SUROESTE De  MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 04:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 38 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 04:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-11 23:17:42 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 137.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.14°N / 93.02°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Barra Zacapulco (pop: 400)
17 km (10 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 100)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Barranquilla (pop: 100)
86 km (53 mi) NW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
180 km (112 mi) S of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
805 km (500 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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
2020-10-11 23:17:42 (Hora de México) (12 Oct 04:17:42 UTC)M 4.2 / 137 km36 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoSSN
Mon, 12 Oct 04:17 UTCM 4.2 / 137 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Nuevo Progreso, San Marcos, Guatemala (124.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 36 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

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