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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: Friday, 15 April 2016 14:11 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.44°N / 92.24°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (148 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 15 Apr 2016
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.2 / 45 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 12 km124 km al SUR de CD HIDALGO, CHISSSN
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 34 kmOff coast of Chiapas, Mexico [Sea: Guatemala]INGV
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 25 km- 105km SSW of Champerico, GuatemalaUSGS
Fri, 15 Apr 14:11 UTCM 6.1 / 25 kmSW of Champerico, GuatemalaGeoAu

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

 

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