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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 5.5 OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014
Sep 20 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 45.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 20 Sep 03:03:54 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.87°N / 93.63°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (168 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 20 Sep 2014
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.0 / 46 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.2 / 46.1 km108km SW of Mapastepec, MexicoUSGS
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.4 / 15 km NicaraguaINETER
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.3 / 16 km133 km al SUROESTE de PIJIJIAPAN, CHISSSN

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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