Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 October 2018 at 21:43 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 October 2018 at 21:43 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 151 km depth

1 Oct 21:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Oct 1 21:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 151.0 km.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2018 09:43:05 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 151.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.88°N / 93.77°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Cintalapa) (pop: 42,500)
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Raudales Malpaso (pop: 6,820)
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 31,600)
54 km (33 mi) W of Berriozábal (pop: 21,000)
71 km (44 mi) W of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
73 km (45 mi) N of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
428 km (266 mi) NW of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
633 km (393 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1151 kmChiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 5.2171 km CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.4122 km- 25km W of Cintalapa de Figueroa, MexicoUSGS
M 5.2137 kmChiapas, MexicoGeoAu

User reports for this quake (21)

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Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México (69.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong rolling feel.
nejapa de madero, oaxaca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : felt more again tody, so tremors two days in a row
73.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
405.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Ciudad de México (640.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Movimiento muy ligero de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
618.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
71.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
634.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
640.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Benito Juárez (Mexico, 634 km NW of epicenter) : ligero mareo (reported through EMSC)
Coyoacán (Mexico, 623 km NW of epicenter) : Coapa; CDMX no se sintió (reported through EMSC)
San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec (Mexico, 282 km NW of epicenter) : Lo senti fuerte y duro poco tiempo (reported through EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico, 163 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en salina cruz (reported through EMSC)
Coatzacoalcos (Mexico, 160 km NW of epicenter) : started slow, grew in intensity and suddenly stopped. (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 77 km E of epicenter) : The hotel real de amber the beds are on concrete slabs. They shook firmly. We all exited the building. (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 76 km E of epicenter) : Fue una sacudía fuerte, el cual pudo sentirse de manera general en la población de Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Fue de 5.7 de magnitud. La cifra oficial. (reported through EMSC)
Córdoba (Mexico, 403 km NW of epicenter) : Pretty small shake. Nothing down. (reported through EMSC)
Coxcatlán (Mexico, 393 km NW of epicenter) : La cama un solo sacudion (reported through EMSC)
Coatzacoalcos (Mexico, 156 km NW of epicenter) : started light, increased and suddenly stopped (reported through EMSC)
Centro (Mexico, 153 km NE of epicenter) : Duró muy poco tiempo (reported through EMSC)
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico, 142 km W of epicenter) : Una sacudida fuerte (reported through EMSC)
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