Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, 2.3 km north of San Francisco del Maguey, Santiago Llano Grande, Mexico, on Monday, 22 April 2019 at 20:15 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Oaxaca, 2.3 km north of San Francisco del Maguey, Santiago Llano Grande, Mexico, on Monday, 22 April 2019 at 20:15 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 15 km depth

22 Apr 20:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Apr 22 20:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: 22 Apr 2019 20:15:26 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.53°N / 98.31°W (Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of San Francisco del Maguey (Santiago Llano Grande) (pop: 838) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) ENE of San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Huixtepec (Guerrero) (pop: 3,370) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.215 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 5.440 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC
M 5.121 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGeoAu
M 5.422 km9km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, MexicoUSGS

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Iztapalapa, Ciudad de México (327 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Estaba en la planta alta, sentada en una silla de escritorio, cuando sentí que se movió la silla, me levanté y bajé a alertar a mi familia. (reported through our app)
León, GTO. (14.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sonó un crujido en la losa del segundo piso. (reported through our app)
337.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Courtines moved a little at 10th floor (reported through our app)
Mexico city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt on 16th floor of marriott la reforma. Chandeliers rocked back and forth and floor shook
CDMX (332.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
338 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
341.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
337.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Mexico City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nva atzacoalco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Poco perceptible
Ciudad de México (345.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Perceptible con movimiento oscilante de objetos moderado a fuerte (reported through our app)
ACAPULCO / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : SITTING DOWN. FELT SWAYING MOTION. NO DAMAGE
Ecatepec México (350.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Me agarró en el baño pensé que me avía mareado por el empuje que estaba aciendo pero no fue el temblor (reported through our app)
Mexico City (334.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mexico city (328.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very hard (reported through our app)
Cholula Puebla (280.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
324.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Chicoloapan de Juárez Estado de México (328.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The lamps moved for seconds and the floor moved softly. (reported through our app)
347 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
334.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mexico city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
339 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
331.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cuauhtémoc (Mexico, 340 km NW of epicenter) : Sentido por pocos en el grupo, confirmado por sistema de aviso telefónico personal. Unos avisaron a otros. Estudiantes tomaron sus cosas ante una posible salida recordando el sismo y evacuación de septiembre 2017 donde salieron sin dinero, celular ni identificación y el retorno al interior demoró algunas horas. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Oaxaca, 2.3 km north of San Francisco del Maguey, Santiago Llano Grande, Mexico, 22 April 2019 20:15 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (49 quakes):
  • 20 Jun 2019 15:48 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Jun 2019 21:37 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Jun 2019 09:14 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Jun 2019 21:45 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Jun 2019 08:53 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jun 2019 19:57 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jun 2019 19:36 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jun 2019 09:16 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Jun 2019 20:48 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Jun 2019 06:38 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Jun 2019 16:27 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Jun 2019 14:46 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Jun 2019 19:11 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jun 2019 20:25 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jun 2019 18:50 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 May 2019 19:01 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, 2.3 km north of San Francisco del Maguey, Santiago Llano Grande, Mexico, on Monday, 22 April 2019 at 20:15 (GMT)
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