Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 41 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 03:35 GMT

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 41 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 03:35 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 41 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 03:35 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Apr 03:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 1, 2019 03:35:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.4°N / 93.45°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.4°S / 86.55°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTacana (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (17 mi) WSW of Nuevo Tolomita (pop: 74) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSW of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Villa Corzo (Centro) (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) S of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
751 km (466 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
4.6100 kmChiapas, MexicoEMSC
4.6101 km11km NNW of Mapastepec, MexicoUSGS

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CAncun / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
San Bernardino Tlaxcalancingo, San Andrés Cholula, Puebla (648.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Buenas noches una pregunta, porque dice 1 de Abril 2019 si hoy es 31 de Marzo 2019 (reported through our app)  
Amatitlán (320.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No se sintió ni mierda  
San Cristobal, Chiapas (170.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cuernavaca, Morelos (726 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, México (741.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Mexico, 118 km NE of epicenter) : No me aparece que siga pasado temblor pero si se sintio (reported through EMSC)  
Centro (Mexico, 271 km N of epicenter) : Ligera oscilación en objetos colgantes. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 29, 2019 06:58
3 years ago
3.7

83 km
North Pacific Ocean, 35 km SW of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 16, 2019 07:11
3 years ago
4.4

80 km
North Pacific Ocean, 14 km SW of El Fortin, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 4, 2019 11:24
3 years ago
4.1

78 km
North Pacific Ocean, 22 km SW of La Conquista, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore

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