Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 56 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-12 19:12:38 (Hora de México) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 56 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-12 19:12:38 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 91 km depth

13 Oct 00:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 15 minutes.
13 Oct 00:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 62.0 km (from 36 to 39 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.3 km (2.7 mi) towards NE.
13 Oct 00:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Oct 13, 2020 00:12:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 19:12:38 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.06°N / 92.75°W (Acapetahua, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.06°S / 87.25°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Las Brisas del Huayate (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
834 km (518 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 30°C (86 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.791 km24 Km Al Suroeste De Pueblo Nuevo, México, MexicoSSN
4.386 km1 Km WNW of Francisco I. Madero, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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San Marcos La Laguna (164 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : i was sitting on the wooden dock at lake atitlan and it began to swing side to side for about 5-10 seconds, stopped for a moment, then continued a few more seconds | One user found this interesting.  
Retalhuleu (130.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Second floor computer monitors shook, glasses moved on table  
Los Cafetales (Mexico, 36 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte sacudida (reported through EMSC)  
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