Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of San Patricio, Cihuatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, on Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 03:56 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of San Patricio, Cihuatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, on Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 03:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Jun 04:03 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jun 30 04:05: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Date & time: 30 Jun 2018 03:56:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.21°N / 104.98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Colima (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Benito Juarez (pop: 358) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) WSW of La Manzanilla (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of San Patricio (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of La Huerta (pop: 7,890) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Tecoman (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) W of Colima (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
615 km (382 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmNear Coast of Jalisco, MexicoGFZ
M 5.643 km OFFSHORE JALISCO, MEXICOEMSC
M 6.025 km- 44km WSW of San Patricio, MexicoUSGS

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Puerto Vallarta, Old Town (street level) / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a grumble with enough time to think it might be a LARGE passing truck- then 4-6 heavy sways enough to disturb the liquid in the glass on the table in front of me, and make me grab the table for stability while seated.
Melaque, Jalisco, Mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight swaying/shaking and rumbles X 2 @ 1057 Melaque time. No apparent damage.
Santiago peninsula Manzanillo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nuevo Vallarta (166.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Beds were shaking lightly, paintings on the wall were moving.4th Floor, Grand Bliss hotel.
Guadalajara / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto Vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it on the 2nd floor of the Hotel Encino
241.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
165.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
166.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Nuevo Vallarta- Vidanta resort. Balcony glass and floor started shaking for 15 seconds. Indoor hanging lights swayed and people indoors noticed the shaking.
Melaque / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cofradia de Suchitlan (136 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Moderate rumbling, chair I was sitting in shaking, floor shaking, about 3 or 4 seconds, wondering what was going on.
Nuevo Vallarta 8th floor of Luxxe 3 Vidanta resort / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Secrets resort Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Centro, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (157.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It went for quite awhile. On the 3rd floor, whole apartment shook.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
166.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on the balcony of a 7 story building. The building swayed back and forth and the pool on the balcony splashed over the rim back and forth as well. My son was in bed and on his laptop and began swaying back and forth.
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rincon de Guayabitos, Nayarit, Mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Couch inside was shaking back and forth, we both felt it.
Ixtlahuacán de los membrillos, Jalisco, (225.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Short (reported through our app)
165.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : At Vidanta resort. Hanging lights swayed.
Puerto Vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Barra de Navidad (31.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Villa Obregón (1083.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was over before we could get the kids out of the house, our concern now is if we have to worry about a tsunami
Puerto Vallarta, balcony of condo. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting on the balcony watching for lightening and we looked at each other and my son said, "Do you feel that?" It made the BBQ vibrate and I could feel it in my feet.
Lo De Marcos, Nayarit / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : At about 10:58 p.m. in Lo DeMarcos Nayarit the chair is was sitting on moved from side to side 3times. Definately a rumble from the jungle
Puerto Vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt a shaking similar to the one caused by a big truck nearby. Was sitting on the third floor of my apartment. I saw some house decoration slightly swing.
Puerto vallarto / Weak shaking (MMI III) : On the 5th floor of a concrete Hotel in the mountains overlooking Puerto Vallarta. Couch shook for about 15 seconds with a 4 hertz frequency
Puerto vallarta, Jalisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nuevo vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Manzanillo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to bed shaking and cabinets rattling.
Puerto Vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Up on 7th floor at Vallarta Torres. Tv shook. Lights were swaying. Felt rolling sensation underneath me
COSTA CUIXMALA S A DE / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : awakened by moderate lateral shaking. Variable in intensity and lasted perhaps 5 to 6 seconds.
Nuevo Vallarta (166.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Towards top floor of 10 floor building, pendant lamps shaking, curtains and floor moving, felt surreal.
Puerto Vallarta (157 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed and mirrors on walls shaking
Unión de Tula / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
54.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto Vallarta / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Puerto vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto Vallarta, Jal. (157.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lying in bed, experienced about 3 seconds of sideway shaking.
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco (166.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Puerto vallarta jalisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga Jalisco / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Fue más bien oscilatorio se medirán los muebles algunos aparatos se tambalearon
Manzanillo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Flamingo, Nuevo Vallarta (164.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Condo building rocked side to side slightly.
Ajijic / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The bed swayed a bit. Checked my dining room light & it was swaying.
Puerto Vallarta jalisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sliding glass doors were shaking, I felt the motion and looked at the chandelier, was swaying
Puerto Vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In hotel on 12th floor & felt the room swaying.
Puerto Vallarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt my sofa sway as I was sitting on it.
162.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Yea we need a app that can let us know besides this earthquake a tsunami
Guayabitos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
612.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt : No sé sintió en cd de México si acaso unos objetos sensibles se movieron (reported through our app)
Jalisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Vallarta (166.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Puerto Vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt building sway on 12th floor in Puerto Vallarta
213.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : gentle rocking, about 4 times. For about 2 seconds.
Tecolotlán Jalisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Vibrated for 2 seconds. Scary.
Autlan de Navarro / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
1429.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Compostela (Mexico, 231 km NW of epicenter) : Long shaker. My dog was watching my chair move. (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 633 km E of epicenter) : No lo noté. (reported through EMSC)
Unión de Tula (Mexico, 126 km NE of epicenter) : Sentido fuerte en un segundo piso en Unión de TVLA, Jalisco, primero se sintieron unas sacudidas leves y después unas 5 o 6 sacudidas fuertes, a mi parecer duró aproximadamente 25/30 segundos. Mi aplicación de SkyAlert me aviso del sismo unos segundos antes del movimiento. Afortunadamente todo bien (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 628 km E of epicenter) : No se sintio. (reported through EMSC)
Venustiano Carranza (Mexico, 624 km E of epicenter) : No lo sénti (reported through EMSC)
Nuevo Vallarta (Mexico, 171 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it on 3rd floor of hotel, TV shaking etc. (reported through EMSC)
Manzanillo (Mexico, 72 km E of epicenter) : No, I haven't. (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 28 km NE of epicenter) : a good shake (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 28 km NE of epicenter) : lo senti muy fuerte aqui en La Manzanilla (reported through EMSC)
La Manzanilla (Mexico, 27 km NE of epicenter) : Bed shook Jalisco mexico (reported through EMSC)
Guadalajara (Mexico, 230 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió hasta guadalajara... En el primer piso en el centro de la ciudad y se sintieron vibraciones. (reported through EMSC)
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga (Mexico, 206 km NE of epicenter) : Algo fuertesito (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico, 154 km NW of epicenter) : 9th floor of hotel shook for about 6 seconds on the marina (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of San Patricio, Cihuatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, 30 June 2018 03:56 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 19 Jul 2018 12:59 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
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    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of San Patricio, Cihuatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, on Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 03:56 (GMT)
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