Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 April 2019 at 03:35 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 April 2019 at 03:35 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Apr 03:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Apr 2019 03:35:58 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4°N / 93.45°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) S of La Conquista (Pijijiapan) (pop: 473)
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Colonia Central (pop: 816)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
59 km (37 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900)
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
95 km (59 mi) S of Villaflores (pop: 37,200)
155 km (97 mi) SSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
751 km (466 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (8)

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CAncun / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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
170.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
726 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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 of the 5.0 quake Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, 1 April 03:35 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 29 May 2019 06:58 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    83 km (51.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 May 2019 07:11 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Apr 2019 11:24 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    78 km (48.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 April 2019 at 03:35 (GMT)
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