Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 7km W of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico on Saturday, 10 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 7km W of Tecpan De Galeana, Mexico, on Saturday, May 10, 2014 02:36:01

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.2 quake 37km N of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico, Friday, April 18, 2014 07:27:26, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 7km W of Tecpan De Galeana, Mexico, on Saturday, May 10, 2014 02:36:01

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 23 km depth

10 May 07:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 10 May 2014 07:36:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 10, 2014 02:36:01
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.2304°N / 100.788°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of San Luis San Pedro (Técpan de Galeana) (pop: 4,240)
17 km (10 mi) W of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 14,600)
38 km (23 mi) W of Atoyac de Álvarez (pop: 21,400)
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Petatlán (pop: 21,000)
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Coyuca de Benítez (pop: 12,500)
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400)
298 km (185 mi) SW of Iztapalapa (pop: 1,815,800)
301 km (187 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.125 kmGuerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 6.120 km GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
M 6.023 km7km W of Tecpan de Galeana, MexicoUSGS
M 6.023 kmW of Tecpan de Galeana, MexicoGeoAu
M 6.112 km38 km al SUROESTE de TECPAN, GROSSN

User reports for this quake (24)

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Ixatapa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke us up from sleep. Strong rolling sensation. Lasted a few seconds more.
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on the 10th floor at the Now Amber Resort in Puerto Vallarta. I was woken by the noise of the hangers in the closet banging against one another. Also other loud noises. I then realized the hotel was swaying. It was more of a sway than a shake.
Cuernavaca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ixtapa, GRO, Mexico / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke us up....shook side to side, bed was rocking
Mexico City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wasn't shaking hard, but enough to wake us up and have us standing by the door to exit if necessary.
polanco, Mexico city / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I woke up from the shaking, it was side to side.
mexico city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Interlomas (289.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up from my sleep, Everything was cracking and shaking
Mexico df, cauajtemoc, londress 224 (796 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
México City / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Mexico City (DF) Coyoacan (291.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking door, bed, lights and blinds, V
polanco, df. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was at the office at that time and suddenly I felt dizzy, I heard some cracking around the walls, and outside the poles were shaking quite a bit, here in this part of Polanco,DF, everything seems to be fine.
Mexico City (300.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
México City / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : So strong it even woke me up!
mexico city (297.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
zamora (346 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puebla (Mexico, 331 km NE of epicenter) : Estaba semi-despierta cuando empezó a moverse suavemente la cama, pero no durò mucho tiempo. Los perros no reaccionaron esta vez, supongo estaban dormidos. (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 292 km NE of epicenter) : I do not wake up easily at that time, but It felt so strong that It did. (reported through EMSC)
Puebla (Mexico, 331 km NE of epicenter) : En este caso al ser de madrugada no hubo reacción de los perros de mi casa ni del vecindario. (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 294 km NE of epicenter) : Alarms went on and stayed on for quite a while (reported through EMSC)
Toluca (Mexico, 251 km NE of epicenter) : 6.1 mi cuate dice que no fue terremoto. es un contador.Se sintio para mi fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 292 km NE of epicenter) : It was a side to side rocking. (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 292 km NE of epicenter) : I am in a hotel in sante fe. Heard the creaking go on for a while and the hangers were rattling a little. Felt it move for about 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 289 km NE of epicenter) : it seemed to last a long time, (reported through EMSC)
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