Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 164 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-23 22:55:22 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 164 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-23 22:55:22 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 16 km depth

24 Sep 04:13 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 18 minutes.
24 Sep 04:21: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Date & time: 24 Sep 2020 03:55:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-23 22:55:22 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.77°N / 94.25°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: El Chichón (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km SO de Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km SSO de La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km SO de Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km S de Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km SO de Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km SO de Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km SSO de El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
77 km SSE de Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
111 km SE de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
658 km SE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
347 km SO de Chinal Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 4.716 km63 Km Al SUROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, MexicoSSN
M 4.498 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 4.482 km30 Km S of La Línea, MexicoUSGS
M 4.865 km28 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Arista, México, MexicoINETER
M 4.4114 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
No se sintió para nada (163.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tuxtla (Mexico, 145 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió leve (reported through EMSC)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 164 km southwest of Tuxtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-09-23 22:55:22 (Hora de México)

Map of earlier quakes

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us - Help us upgrade our server!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
Our server is reaching its limits and we need financing to increase capacity in order to deal with huge activity peaks when quakes occur. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every penny counts and every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features and in upgrading our software, please make a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you! With best regards from the VolcanoDiscovery team.
Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.