Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 156 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-12 02:03:06 (Hora de México) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake 177 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, 2020-10-11 23:13:50 (Hora de México), which had occurred 2 heures et 49 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 156 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-12 02:03:06 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 9 km depth

12 Oct 07:07 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 4 minutes.
12 Oct 07:14: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.1. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 20.0 km (de 6.2 à 12.4 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 20 km (12.7 mi) au S.
12 Oct 07:28: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Date & time: 12 Oct 2020 07:03:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 02:03:06 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.62°N / 93.68°W (Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Tacana (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km SW de Pampa Honda (pop: 148)
123 km SW de Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
129 km SSW de Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
143 km WSW de Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
156 km WSW de Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
164 km S de Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
246 km SSW de Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
788 km SE de Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
M 4.89 km128 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
M 4.930 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 4.930 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 4.929 km89 Km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), MexicoUSGS

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