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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 120 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 17 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 120 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 21:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
12 Oct 21:35: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 21:06 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 16:06:39 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.58°N / 93.89°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SW of Pampa Honda (pop: 100)
124 km (77 mi) SW of Barrita de Pajón (pop: 400)
124 km (77 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1000)
169 km (105 mi) S of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
179 km (111 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
775 km (482 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 29.2°C (85 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from W
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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 16:06:39 (Hora de México) (12 Oct 21:06:39 UTC)M 4.5 / 10 km120 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
Mon, 12 Oct 21:06 UTCM 4.2 / 28 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
Mon, 12 Oct 21:06 UTCM 4.2 / 28 km91 Km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), MexicoUSGS

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 120 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

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