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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 128 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 2 hours and 49 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 128 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 07:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
12 Oct 07:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km (from 6.2 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (12.7 mi) towards S.
12 Oct 07:28: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 07:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 02:03:06 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.62°N / 93.68°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SW of Pampa Honda (pop: 100)
106 km (66 mi) SW of Barranquilla (pop: 100)
106 km (66 mi) SW of Barrita de Pajón (pop: 400)
156 km (97 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
195 km (121 mi) W of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
788 km (490 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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
2020-10-12 02:03:06 (Hora de México) (12 Oct 07:03:06 UTC)M 4.8 / 9 km128 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
Mon, 12 Oct 07:03 UTCM 4.9 / 30 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
Mon, 12 Oct 07:03 UTCM 4.9 / 30 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
Mon, 12 Oct 07:03 UTCM 4.9 / 29 km89 Km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), MexicoUSGS
2020-10-12 01:03:06 (12 Oct 07:03:06 UTC)M 5.1 / 20 km124 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoINETER

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 128 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

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