Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 86 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-11 23:17:42 (Hora de México) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 86 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-11 23:17:42 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 137 km depth

12 Oct 04:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 38 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 12, 2020 04:17:42 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 (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.14°S / 86.98°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Barra Zacapulco (pop: 385) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Villa Comaltitlan (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
805 km (500 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
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 (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.2137 km36 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoSSN
4.2137 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.
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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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