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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.9 quake: 2km NNE of Puerto Madero, Mexico on Mon, 7 Jul 11h23, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 87.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 03:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.85°N / 92.41°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (37 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Tue, 29 Jul 03:33 UTCM 5.4 / 70 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt light shaking and heard windows rattling for a few seconds around 5:50am local time.
fuckery / MMI IX (Violent shaking): fire come
Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking): very short but strong shaking, with a break inbetween
San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas (212.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sololá (Guatemala) (133 km E from epicenter)(no details): Jolt (via EMSC)


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