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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 127 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico on Saturday, 17 October 2020

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 127 Km Al SUROESTE De  TONALA, CHIS, Mexico on Saturday, 17 October 2020
17 Oct 09:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 37 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 17 October 2020 08:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-17 03:29:45 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.03°N / 94.22°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 100)
109 km (68 mi) SW of Playa del Sol (pop: 100)
110 km (68 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Cayetano) (pop: 1000)
165 km (102 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
178 km (111 mi) SE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
715 km (444 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 13 m/s (26 kts) from N
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-17 03:29:45 (Hora de México) (17 Oct 08:29:45 UTC)M 4.0 / 35 km127 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, MexicoSSN
Sat, 17 Oct 08:29 UTCM 4.0 / 35 kmOff Coast Of Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
2020-10-17 02:29:43 (17 Oct 08:29:43 UTC)M 3.6 / 129 km88 Km Al Suroeste De Puerto Arista, México, MexicoINETER

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We felt it in Cholula Puebla Mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was a sudden feeling of moving sideways with a noise.
We felt it in Cholula Puebla Mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was a sudden feeling of moving sideways with a noise.

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 127 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico on Saturday, 17 October 2020

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