Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 167 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 19 Nov 7.05 am (GMT -6) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 167 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, 19 Nov 7.05 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 11 km depth

19 Nov 13:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
19 Nov 13:21: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 19 Nov 2020 01:05:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 19 Nov 7.05 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.45°N / 93.74°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (Pijijiapan) (pop: 1,030)
142 km (88 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
149 km (92 mi) SSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
167 km (104 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
182 km (113 mi) S of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
266 km (165 mi) SSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
797 km (495 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
M 4.511 km164 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
M 4.436 km72 Km SW of El Palmarcito, MexicoUSGS
M 4.668 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

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337.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt / single vertical bump / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
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