Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Chiepetepec, 1.8 km north of Chicahuastepec Dos, Mexico, on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 at 13:42 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Chiepetepec, 1.8 km north of Chicahuastepec Dos, Mexico, on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 at 13:42 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 57 km depth

19 Jul 13:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Jul 19 13:57: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 57.0 km.
Date & time: 19 Jul 2016 13:42:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.6°N / 98.73°W (Chiepetepec, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of Cuescomapa (pop: 192) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) N of Copanatoyac (pop: 2,920) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Tlapa de Comonfort (Tlapa) (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Olinala (Olinalá) (pop: 5,790) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Ahuacuotzingo (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Huamuxtitlan (Huamuxtitlán) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Chilapa de Alvarez (Chilapa de Álvarez) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.057 kmGuerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 5.053 km- 14km W of Alpoyeca, MexicoUSGS

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Colonia Emiliano Zapata, Morelia, MI / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My ears closed and I felt dizzy. My desk chair moved a little from side to side.
192.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
738.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Toluca (211.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
166.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Algo fuerte (reported through our app)
166.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
169.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Me desperté. (reported through our app)
Mexico City (Mexico, 211 km NW of epicenter) : I live in Mexico city. The epicenter was 339 kms away, in Guerrero. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Chiepetepec, 1.8 km north of Chicahuastepec Dos, Mexico, 19 July 2016 13:42 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Chiepetepec, 1.8 km north of Chicahuastepec Dos, Mexico, on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 at 13:42 (GMT)
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