Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 123 km southeast of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-20 02:54:13 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 193 km depth
20 Oct 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-20 02:54:13 (Hora de México)
Depth: 193.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.75°N / 92.64°W (Libertad del Pajal, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SE of Libertad del Pajal (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Jaltenango de la Paz (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Venustiano Carranza (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Comitan (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
800 km (497 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||193 km||44 Km Al NORESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
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