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

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

Strong 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.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 22, 2019 20:15:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.2
Depth15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.53°N / 98.31°W (Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.53°S / 81.69°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt22 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) ENE of San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto (pop: 1,890) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) ENE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) S of Huixtepec (Guerrero) (pop: 3,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) WSW of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) NW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Ayutla de los Libres (Guerrero) (pop: 15,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
174 km (108 mi) E of Acapulco (Guerrero) (pop: 673,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
334 km (207 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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
5.215 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
5.440 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC
5.121 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGeoAu
5.422 km9km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, MexicoUSGS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico (TEIG/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1135 km / 706 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (24)

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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)  
Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City (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)
Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City (338 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Puerto Escondido (Tepeolulco Puerto Escondido), Tlalnepantla de Baz Municipality, México (341.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ejido el Castillo, Naucalpan de Juárez Municipality, México (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)
Coyoacan, Mexico City (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)  
Naucalpan, Naucalpan de Juárez Municipality, México (347 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City (334.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mexico city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Gustavo Adolfo Madero, Mexico City (339 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Mexico City (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 id (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (49 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 20, 2019 15:48
3 years ago
3.5

17 km
6.5 km W of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 19, 2019 21:37
3 years ago
3.2

33 km
3.9 km W of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 18, 2019 09:14
3 years ago
3.9

12 km
1.3 km S of Pie de la Cuesta, San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 17, 2019 21:45
3 years ago
3.1

12 km
2.4 km NW of Rancho Nuevo, Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 17, 2019 08:53
3 years ago
3.6

13 km
1.3 km SE of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 16, 2019 19:57
3 years ago
3.2

16 km
4.7 km E of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 16, 2019 19:36
3 years ago
3.2

9 km
2.3 km SE of Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 16, 2019 09:16
3 years ago
3.2

17 km
0.5 km N of Rancho Antonio Orduño, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 10, 2019 20:48
3 years ago
3.2

5 km
1 km E of Cerro del Indio (El Indio), Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 9, 2019 06:38
3 years ago
3.1

43 km
1.5 km N of Las Vigas, Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 5, 2019 16:27
3 years ago
4.2

12 km
5.8 km NW of El Ciruelo, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 4, 2019 14:46
3 years ago
3.6

27 km
2.1 km S of Barajillas (Barajilla), Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 3, 2019 19:11
3 years ago
3.4

22 km
1.9 km SW of Barajillas (Barajilla), Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 2, 2019 20:25
3 years ago
3.4

10 km
2.4 km NE of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 2, 2019 18:50
3 years ago
3.4

14 km
2 km NE of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 26, 2019 19:01
3 years ago
3.5

6 km
2.7 km SE of El Tamarindo, Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 26, 2019 18:19
3 years ago
3.7

26 km
1.1 km SE of Barajillas (Barajilla), Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 26, 2019 00:07
3 years ago
4.1

23 km
2.5 km S of El Terrero, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 22, 2019 18:31
3 years ago
3.9

31 km
4.3 km NW of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 21, 2019 16:44
3 years ago
3.3

5 km
1.8 km NE of El Quiza, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 20, 2019 13:19
3 years ago
4.0

9 km
6.6 km SW of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 20, 2019 05:27
3 years ago
3.3

30 km
1.4 km SE of Vista Hermosa, Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 19, 2019 21:55
3 years ago
3.3

17 km
4.8 km S of El Pitahayo, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 19, 2019 18:11
3 years ago
3.1

5 km
Guerrero, 13 km NW of La Culebra, San Juan Cacahuatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 19, 2019 08:56
3 years ago
3.3

15 km
3.2 km W of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 16, 2019 06:08
3 years ago
3.5

6 km
3.9 km SE of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 15, 2019 21:32
3 years ago
3.2

14 km
0.6 km NE of La Envidia, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 14, 2019 19:36
3 years ago
3.5

19 km
1.9 km NW of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 14, 2019 07:07
3 years ago
3.5

47 km
3.8 km NE of El Mango (El Mango Solo Sur), Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 13, 2019 04:03
3 years ago
3.1

31 km
4.5 km S of Martires de Tacubaya, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 12, 2019 04:01
3 years ago
3.2

8 km
2.8 km W of Naranjo, Martires de Tacubaya, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 12, 2019 03:47
3 years ago
3.6

7 km
0.7 km SE of La Envidia, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 11, 2019 09:25
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
2.7 km E of Santa Maria Cortijo, Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 11, 2019 08:39
3 years ago
3.3

16 km
1.7 km SE of El Terrero, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 7, 2019 07:24
3 years ago
3.8

4 km
8.1 km SE of Talapilla, Azoyu, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 6, 2019 19:28
3 years ago
3.4

4 km
0.3 km S of El Terrero, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 5, 2019 20:02
3 years ago
3.3

6 km
1.2 km N of San Pedro Orizaba, San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 5, 2019 08:05
3 years ago
3.1

16 km
4 km N of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 4, 2019 21:24
3 years ago
3.4

46 km
16 km E of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 30, 2019 09:37
3 years ago
3.2

3 km
0.8 km W of Martires de Tacubaya, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 30, 2019 09:19
3 years ago
3.2

15 km
6.5 km W of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 29, 2019 21:46
3 years ago
3.2

4 km
3.6 km N of San Nicolas, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 28, 2019 07:10
3 years ago
3.5

32 km
2.2 km N of Comaltepec, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 27, 2019 00:25
3 years ago
4.1

31 km
5.1 km S of El Pitahayo, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 25, 2019 07:48
3 years ago
3.2

29 km
3.2 km S of San Pedro Orizaba, San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 24, 2019 05:15
3 years ago
3.5

4 km
5.1 km W of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 24, 2019 02:48
3 years ago
4.2

5 km
9.6 km SE of Talapilla, Azoyu, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 23, 2019 22:18
3 years ago
4.0

12 km
0.8 km NE of Tamarindo, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 22, 2019 20:45
3 years ago
4.4

100 km
Guerrero, 2.7 km SW of San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
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