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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Friday, 15 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Friday, 15 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Friday, 15 April 2016
Apr 15 14:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Apr 15 14:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Fri, 15 Apr 14:11:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.44°N / 92.24°W
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (148 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 15 Apr
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.2 / 45 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 12 km124 km al SUR de CD HIDALGO, CHIS[Map]SSN
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 34 kmOff coast of Chiapas, Mexico [Sea: Guatemala][Map]INGV
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 25 km- 105km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala[Map]USGS
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 25 kmSW of Champerico, Guatemala[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
No senti nada (1379.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Crystal City Tx (1868.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
QUETZALTENANGO Guatemala (176.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
QUETZALTENANGO Guatemala (176.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
La Esperanza Quetzaltenango / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sacudida fuerte...estaba sentado..vibraron las ventanas.Simultáneamente reportan desde Cd.Guatemala por noticiero.
Guatemala (228.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Guatemala (225.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Sololá (Guatemala) (175 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The shaking and rattling seemed to last a lot longer than with the other earthquakes, and the movement was a bit different. (via EMSC)
San Pedro La Laguna (Guatemala) (162 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slow and Long , Was in bed but shook enough to wake me up . (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (218 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue muy suave sólo lo sentí Porque todavía está acostado (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 4 Dec
Sun, 4 Dec 04:07 UTCM 3.6 / 15 km - [info] (185 km)OFF THE COAST OF GUATEMALA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 5 Dec
Mon, 5 Dec 09:36 UTCM 3.6 / 19 km - [info] (100 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 8 Dec
Thu, 8 Dec 08:34 UTCM 3.9 / 73 km - [info] (85 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 15 Dec
Thu, 15 Dec 16:34 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (121 km)Near Coast of Guatemala
[Map]
GFZ
Antigua / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Puerto San Jose (73.7 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was awakened in hotel room by bed moving. I woke up and it lasted for 30 seconds at most.
Antigua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fri, 16 Dec
Fri, 16 Dec 00:34 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (103 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA
[Map]
EMSC
San Salvador (185 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Fri, 16 Dec 11:34 UTCM 5.4 / 80 km - [info] (40 km) Guatemala
[Map]
GFZ
San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala / MMI IV (Light shaking): I awoke to my bed lightly swaying. My first earthquake!
Parramos (Guatemala) (54 km N from epicenter)(no details): El piso se movió bastante, estaba dormiendo y me despertó el temblor. (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Que feo!! (via EMSC)
Antigua Guatemala (Guatemala) (50 km N from epicenter)(no details): Shakes and rattles for a bit. Did not go outside. (via EMSC)
Antigua Guatemala (43.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guatemala City / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in bed and felt the house move. Kids were sleeping and did not wake up. I've never felt an earthquake before and it took me a little bit before I realized what it was.
Yepocapa / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was laying in bed wondering why I was awake. Stomach side down on my bed, it felt as though my mattress had turned into a waterbed as I rocked forward and back. I held my breath wondering how long it would last and there was a moment as I felt it intensify, but only slightly. It ceased and the roosters started crowing.
Ciudad de Guatemala (74 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(Guatemala) (64 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt increasing tremor for a few seconds while in bed; no further effects (no material damage, nor objects falling, etc) (via EMSC)
Antigua Guatemala (Guatemala) (50 km N from epicenter)(no details): Pendant mon sommeil j'ai senti le lit, le sol les autres meubles tremblé avec un grondement sourd. Ça a duré 4 /6 seconde . C'etait ma première fois mais j ai tout de suite compris. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Mon, 19 Dec
Mon, 19 Dec 06:00 UTCM 3.6 / 9 km - [info] (170 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 21 Dec
Wed, 21 Dec 05:57 UTCM 3.6 / 15 km - [info] (121 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 24 Dec
Sat, 24 Dec 11:50 UTCM 4.1 / 6 km - [info] (173 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 24 Dec 11:56 UTCM 3.9 / 30 km - [info] (174 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 29 Dec
Thu, 29 Dec 21:11 UTCM 4.1 / 21 km - [info] (183 km)OFF THE COAST OF GUATEMALA
[Map]
EMSC
Mixco city (247.1 km NE from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Sat, 7 Jan
Sat, 7 Jan 13:27 UTCM 4.7 / 76 km - [info] (72 km)Near Coast of Guatemala
[Map]
GFZ
panajachel lago Atitlan / MMI IV (Light shaking): it woke me up in Panajachel, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala
Sat, 7 Jan 15:18 UTCM 4.3 / 64.6 km - [info] (99 km)- 48km SW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala
[Map]
USGS
(385.3 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Thu, 12 Jan
Thu, 12 Jan 03:22 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (83 km)Near Coast of Guatemala
[Map]
GFZ
bali (17073.5 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Moved the chair
San Pedro La Laguna (Guatemala) (89 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was in bed, movement was gentle, but definitive. I was too lazy to get up and give feedback then. I noted the time as 9:22pm here. (via EMSC)
Chichicastenango, Guatemala / MMI IV (Light shaking): Room shook for one second
Antigua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
GUATEMALA CITY / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
San Salvador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mixco, Guatemala (123.5 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Santo Tomas (243.2 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Antigua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Apopa (El Salvador) (207 km E from epicenter)(no details): Muy sensible (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 22 Jan
Sun, 22 Jan 12:02 UTCM 3.8 / 16 km - [info] (144 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Jan
Sat, 28 Jan 01:08 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (112 km)Near Coast of Guatemala[Map]GFZ
Sun, 5 Feb
Sun, 5 Feb 20:22 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info] (179 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 16 Feb
Thu, 16 Feb 21:48 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info] (118 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 18 Feb
Sat, 18 Feb 23:31 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info] (101 km)- 40km S of Champerico, Guatemala[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Mar
Sun, 12 Mar 09:12 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (106 km)Near Coast of Guatemala
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 13 Mar
Mon, 13 Mar 21:04 UTCM 4.7 / 38 km - [info] (129 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Mar
Tue, 21 Mar 05:56 UTCM 4.3 / 71 km - [info] (125 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 24 Mar
Fri, 24 Mar 10:09 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info] (156 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Mar
Sun, 26 Mar 16:03 UTCM 4.0 / 14 km - [info] (121 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 29 Mar
Wed, 29 Mar 21:13 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info] (153 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 1 Apr
Sat, 1 Apr 01:54 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (69 km) Guatemala
[Map]
GFZ
(117.7 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(134.3 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (102 km E from epicenter)(no details): Very brief (via EMSC)
(Guatemala) (48 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt one big shake, like a jerk of the house, and that was it. (via EMSC)
Guatemala City / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Lucas (97.6 km NE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guatemala City (138.9 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Jocotenango Sacatepequez / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tue, 11 Apr
Tue, 11 Apr 14:08 UTCM 4.0 / 40 km - [info] (134 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

 

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