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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - OAXACA, MEXICO on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 January 2019 12:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.98°N / 95.99°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (301 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Tue, 15 Jan 12:48 UTCM 4.3 / 25.1 km- 42km SE of Santa Maria Xadani, MexicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Barcelo Hualtulco Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Secrets Resort (26.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Isla Natura / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Huatulco / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Secrets resort / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Las Brisas, Huatulco, / MMI III (Weak shaking): Loud bang and the some light shaking
Park Royal Hotel, Huatulco (25.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hotel Villablanca / MMI III (Weak shaking): Heard a rumbling like machinery operating
Barcelo Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking for several seconds. A bit of a bang at the beginning and then some rumbling.
Dallas / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dreams Huatulco Hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La Crucecita / MMI IV (Light shaking): The bed shook for a few seconds.
Tangolunda, Oaxaca, Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking, like a big truck rolled by. Some shuttering of the blinds.
Tangolunda / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking
Huatulco / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
La Crucita (29.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Santa Cruz, Huatulco / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt bed shaking for a short duration
Barra de la Cruz / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hôtel Villa Blanca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Yes, sounded like a train.
Hotel Villablanca Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): This one woke me up in my hotel. The bed was shaking for several seconds.
Calle La Cañada, Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sounded like a train was coming
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (36 km W from epicenter)(no details): More noise than shaking. Harmless. (via EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (40 km W from epicenter)(no details): Our fridge squeaks when you close the door as it’s not quite level. I was standing beside the fridge and it started to go squeak, squeak, squeak a number of times. I could not see it move but my partner said that he could feel it (via EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (39 km W from epicenter)(no details): Earthquake... or tremmor.. bed shook and woke me up. 6.49 local time (via EMSC)

 

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