Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 164 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Sunday, 11 Oct 2020 10:17 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 11 Oct 2020 10:17 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.6979°N / 93.7668°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SW of Pampa Honda (pop: 148) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
776 km (482 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||105 Km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico||USGS|
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