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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 13km WSW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico on Thursday, 8 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 15km N of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico on Thursday, 8 May 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.2 quake: 37km N of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico on Fri, 18 Apr 14h27, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - 15km N of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico on Thursday, 8 May 2014
Date & time: Thursday, 8 May 2014 17:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 08, 2014 12:00:17
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.3847°N / 100.6563°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (239 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 8 May 2014
Thu, 8 May 17:00 UTCM 6.4 / 37 kmGuerrero, MexicoGFZ
Thu, 8 May 17:00 UTCM 6.4 / 30 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
Thu, 8 May 17:00 UTCM 6.4 / 17 km28 km al SUROESTE de TECPAN, GROSSN
Thu, 8 May 17:00 UTCM 6.4 / 24 kmN Of Tecpan de Galeana, MexicoGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Mexico City / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Tlaltizapan, Morelos / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Bed moved across the floor. Water sloshing out of cisterns. Trees swaying, roosters sounding alarm.
mexico city / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 29 Floor in the Hyatt Regancy
Coyoacan, Colonia Ruiz Cortines (267.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Not noisy like the one of April 2014 but felt like "faster". Windows and Door where moving rapidly compared to the previous one however lasted few second less and provoked less noise
Mexico Cit / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Zihuatanejo, GRO / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bed was shaking enough on 4th floor to knock granddaughter off balance
Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico (424.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Apparently we were at the bank when it happened, central Ajijic... didn't feel anything.
Mexico City (280.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
san antonio tlayacapan, jalisco, mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt light shaking/rocking...hanging plants sway...swimming pool sloshed all 3 cats ran into the house
Orizaba (415.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuernavaca (233.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Jocotepec, Jalisco / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very mild "rocking" motion, hanging plant moving back and forth.
Mexico City (276 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Malinalco, Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tlahuac, Mexico City / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Mexico City (274.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It lasted too much (at least, It seemed very long). You felt like a drunk guy moving from one side to other. I was on floor 15th.
Mexico City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit Mexico (611.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was on the 6th floor of my hotel and could feel the shake for 20 - 30 seconds and the chandeliers were swaying.
Puebla (317.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Martín Texmelucan Puebla México (317.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cuernavaca, Mexico (289.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Polanco, DF (275.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Toluca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puebla / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tlalpan, DF (278 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mexico City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
mexico city / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Centro hisorico. Everyone in The streets
Xalapa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
mexico city / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guadalajara, Jalisco / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
mexico city, mx (221.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Polanco (278.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
puerto escondido / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Actopan, Hidalgo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mexico City (Mexico) (289 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Suddenly everything started to shake strongly and the doors moved from one side to another side / De repente todo empezó a sacudirse fuertemente y las puertas se movían de un lado a otro (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (289 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento ondulatorio prolongado. Duró más de 4 minutos. Algunos de mis familiares permanecieron mareados por horas después del sismo. (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (289 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue mu largo y fuerte, todos estábamos muy asustados, mi papa y yo estábamos petrificados, temblaba mis y yo estaba a punto de estallar en llanto de tanto temor (via EMSC)
Ciudad Nicolás Romero (Mexico) (296 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The local roosters started crying - they were very afraid. (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (289 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movio la tierra (via EMSC)
Ixtaczoquitlán (Mexico) (425 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte el sismo; no tanto como el de viernes santo pero si como para compararlo con el de junio en puebla del año pasado. (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (289 km NE from epicenter)(no details): All buildings evacuated (via EMSC)

 

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