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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 133 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake: 142 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico, 12 Oct 2020 04:13, which had occurred 1 hour and 40 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 133 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 06:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 21 minutes.
12 Oct 06:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 132.0 to 1.0 km (from 82 to 0.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.9 km (5.5 mi) towards N.
12 Oct 06:35: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 05:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 00:53:20 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.51°N / 93.82°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SW of Pampa Honda (pop: 100)
125 km (78 mi) SW of Barrita de Pajón (pop: 400)
125 km (78 mi) SW of Barranquilla (pop: 100)
174 km (108 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
176 km (109 mi) S of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
786 km (488 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 1 m/s (2 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

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-12 00:53:20 (Hora de México) (12 Oct 05:53:20 UTC)M 4.2 / 15 km133 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
Mon, 12 Oct 05:53 UTCM 4.2 / 15 kmOff Coast Of Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

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Guatemala City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Jolt
Guatemala City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Tiny jolt s/n

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 133 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

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