Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Monday, 25 April 2016

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico, on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 07:07 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico, on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 07:07 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Apr 07:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Apr 25 07:17: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Apr 25 07:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Apr 25 08:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Apr 25 09:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Apr 25, 2016 07:07:07 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.49°N / 92.98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.49°S / 87.02°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 322) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
854 km (531 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.010 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
6.025 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
6.016 km131 km al SUROESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHISSSN
6.234 kmNear coast of Chiapas, Mexico [Sea]INGV
5.626 km- 81km WSW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS
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::) / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
San Miguel. el salvador (526.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Leon, Nicaragua (698.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sleeping. Woke up to persistent soft shaking. (reported through our app)  
La Esperanza, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. (157.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : La sacudida de sintio haciendo vibrar los vidrios de las ventanas. (reported through our app)  
Mixco, Guatemala / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Marcos (Guatemala, 143 km E of epicenter) : The bed was shaking! (reported through EMSC)  
Guatemala (Guatemala, 257 km E of epicenter) : I was asleep and it woke me up. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (110 quakes)

  • 21 Oct 2016 06:43 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    88 km (54.7 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Oct 2016 04:39 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Jul 2016 23:43 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Jun 2016 10:50 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Jun 2016 04:39 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 May 2016 00:20 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 May 2016 00:55 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 18 May 2016 12:32 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 18 May 2016 09:43 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 18 May 2016 06:25 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    71 km (44.1 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 17 May 2016 18:54 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 May 2016 09:08 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    87 km (54.1 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 May 2016 03:58 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 May 2016 03:11 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    66 km (41 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 May 2016 02:10 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 May 2016 01:32 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
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