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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 223 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-14 16:18:35 (Hora de México)

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 223 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-14 16:18:35 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

14 Oct 21:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
14 Oct 21:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Oct 14, 2020 21:18:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-14 16:18:35 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.28°N / 94.52°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.28°S / 85.48°E
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
672 km (418 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 30°C (86 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 9 m/s (18 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) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.233 km121 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, MexicoSSN
4.233 kmOff Coast Of Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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