Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 81 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-19 03:35:32 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 81 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2020-10-19 03:35:32 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 79 km depth

19 Oct 08:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 17 minutes.
19 Oct 08:56: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Mon, 19 Oct 2020, 11:29
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.0 reported in Mexico
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake 2 hours 54 minutes ago was reported by the SSN agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at intermediate depth of 79 km (49 mi) beneath the epicenter given as 53 Km Al Sur De Mapastepec, Chis, Mexico at 2020-10-19 03:35:32 (Hora de México) local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change within the next hours as the agency continues to process the seismic data.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery also identified a second report from the EMSC agency which listed the quake at magnitude 4.0 as well.
Towns and cities near the epicenter that are likely to be affected include La Lupe (pop. 100) in 27 km (17 mi) distance, Barra Zacapulco (pop. 400) in 28 km (18 mi) distance, Tapachula (pop. 198,000) in 81 km (50 mi) distance, Mexico City (pop. 12,294,200) in 817 km (508 mi) distance
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 19 Oct 2020 08:35:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-19 03:35:32 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.0
Profondeur: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.97°N / 93.01°W (Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Tacana (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km SW de La Palma (Acapetahua) (pop: 678)
53 km SSW de Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
54 km WSW de Villa Comaltitlán (San Juan) (pop: 7,940)
54 km SW de Escuintla (pop: 9,570)
62 km WSW de Huixtla (pop: 29,300)
81 km W de Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
199 km S de Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
817 km SE de Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.079 km53 Km Al SUR De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoSSN
M 4.079 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

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