Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 179 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-12 16:06:39 (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 17 heures earlier.
Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 179 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-12 16:06:39 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Oct 21:14 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 7 minutes.
12 Oct 21:35: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Date & time: 12 Oct 2020 09:06:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 16:06:39 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.58°N / 93.89°W (Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Tacana (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km SW de Barranquilla (pop: 50)
143 km SW de Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
143 km SSW de Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
165 km WSW de Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
169 km S de Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
179 km WSW de Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
196 km SSW de Villaflores (pop: 37,200)
775 km SE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 29.2°C (85 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from W
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.510 km120 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
M 4.228 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 4.228 km91 Km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), MexicoUSGS

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