Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 199 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-23 04:34:11 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 199 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-23 04:34:11 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 16 km depth

23 Oct 09:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
23 Oct 09:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 49.0 to 75.0 km (from 30 to 47 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14.6 km (9.1 mi) towards NNW.
23 Oct 09:56: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 23 Oct 2020 09:34:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-23 04:34:11 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4°N / 94.32°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) SW of General Lazaro Cardenas (Vuelta Rica) (pop: 265) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
679 km (422 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NE
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.316 km51 Km Al Suroeste De Puerto Arista, México, MexicoSSN
M 4.175 km98 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, MexicoINETER
M 4.316 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

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