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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Monday, 21 August 2017

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Monday, 21 August 2017
Date & time: Mon, 21 Aug 21:28:29 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.25°N / 93.26°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Tacana (158 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 21 Aug
Mon, 21 Aug 21:28 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km- 88km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 22 Aug
Tue, 22 Aug 12:56 UTCM 4.3 / 8 km - [info] (134 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 22 Aug 22:14 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (154 km)Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 22 Aug 22:22 UTCM 4.6 / 20 km - [info] (170 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 24 Aug
Thu, 24 Aug 05:09 UTCM 4.1 / 35 km - [info] (156 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 24 Aug 16:18 UTCM 4.4 / 4 km - [info] (166 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 24 Aug 16:42 UTCM 4.1 / 88 km - [info] (167 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 26 Aug
Sat, 26 Aug 23:33 UTCM 4.7 / 80.5 km - [info] (62 km)- 12km NW of Champerico, Guatemala
[Map]
USGS
Guatemala / MMI IV (Light shaking): Wasn't as strong but felt longer than others
Wed, 30 Aug
Wed, 30 Aug 16:34 UTCM 4.2 / 85 km - [info] (87 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 31 Aug
Thu, 31 Aug 05:48 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (98 km)Near Coast of Guatemala[Map]GFZ
Thu, 31 Aug 06:45 UTCM 4.2 / 35 km - [info] (84 km)- 39km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala[Map]USGS
Thu, 31 Aug 07:08 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (103 km)OFFSHORE GUATEMALA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 5 Sep
Tue, 5 Sep 19:17 UTCM 4.6 / 20 km - [info] (229 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 7 Sep
Thu, 7 Sep 07:05 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (183 km)- 98km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Merida Yucatan (795.9 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fri, 8 Sep (11 earthquakes)
Fri, 8 Sep 04:49 UTCM 8.1 / 60 km - [info] (187 km)Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 07:01 UTCM 4.2 / 34.5 km - [info] (197 km)- 110km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico[Map]USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 08:34 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (203 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Ciudad de México / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cancun / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(369 km S from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Read all reports
Fri, 8 Sep 11:11 UTCM 4.5 / 36.6 km - [info] (255 km)- off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 12:46 UTCM 4.7 / 16 km - [info] (244 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 16:08 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (256 km)- 126km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 19:06 UTCM 4.7 / 56 km - [info] (194 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
(638.4 km W from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Fri, 8 Sep 20:09 UTCM 4.5 / 15 km - [info] (268 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:39 UTCM 4.5 / 58 km - [info] (218 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 22:14 UTCM 4.5 / 19 km - [info] (246 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 23:22 UTCM 4.1 / 39.8 km - [info] (222 km)- 106km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 9 Sep
Sat, 9 Sep 04:54 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (200 km)Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (202 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue rápido creo una réplica pero si tardo un par de segundos!! (via EMSC)
Sat, 9 Sep 05:09 UTCM 4.3 / 55 km - [info] (191 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 9 Sep 06:28 UTCM 4.7 / 68.6 km - [info] (193 km)- 89km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 9 Sep 12:48 UTCM 4.3 / 54 km - [info] (216 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 9 Sep 17:54 UTCM 4.7 / 16 km - [info] (275 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 10 Sep (7 earthquakes)
Sun, 10 Sep 05:51 UTCM 4.1 / 14 km - [info] (244 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Sep 06:26 UTCM 4.2 / 15 km - [info] (293 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Sep 07:15 UTCM 4.4 / 9 km - [info] (275 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 10 Sep 09:22 UTCM 4.3 / 9 km - [info] (265 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Sep 15:22 UTCM 4.2 / 67.9 km - [info] (190 km)- 94km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico[Map]USGS
Sun, 10 Sep 15:28 UTCM 5.0 / 20 km - [info] (264 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 10 Sep 23:45 UTCM 4.3 / 35 km - [info] (226 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep (8 earthquakes)
Mon, 11 Sep 04:48 UTCM 4.0 / 78 km - [info] (226 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep 05:29 UTCM 4.7 / 69 km - [info] (131 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep 05:50 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (262 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep 09:26 UTCM 4.4 / 18 km - [info] (276 km)OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep 10:30 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (236 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep 15:41 UTCM 4.1 / 60 km - [info] (243 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Sep 21:09 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (200 km)Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Mexico City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Quetzaltenango (262.2 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Quintín Arauz (Mexico) (378 km N from epicenter)(no details): Estaba en el sofá descansando y empecé a sentir que se movía todo por y corto tiempo (via EMSC)
Mon, 11 Sep 21:48 UTCM 4.3 / 73.9 km - [info] (114 km)- 40km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Sep
Tue, 12 Sep 01:00 UTCM 4.5 / 52 km - [info] (232 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 12 Sep 05:20 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (234 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 12 Sep 16:58 UTCM 4.5 / 79 km - [info] (111 km)- offshore Chiapas, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 12 Sep 18:29 UTCM 4.6 / 44.7 km - [info] (210 km)- 91km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 13 Sep
Wed, 13 Sep 00:19 UTCM 4.4 / 24 km - [info] (246 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 13 Sep 04:05 UTCM 4.4 / 22 km - [info] (248 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC

 

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