Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 16:26 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 16:26 GMT Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 16:26 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 50 km depth

14 Jun 16:35 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Jun 14 16:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 50.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 14, 2019 16:26:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5
Depth50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.66°N / 92.83°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode14.66°S / 87.17°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTacana (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities36 km (23 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 322) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) W of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) W of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (54 mi) S of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
854 km (531 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
5.050 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
5.160 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
5.110 km108km SW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 13, 2019 15:30
3 years ago
4.1

64 km
North Pacific Ocean, 67 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore
Jul 25, 2019 16:38
3 years ago
4.1

58 km
North Pacific Ocean, 63 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore
Jul 17, 2019 20:34
3 years ago
3.6

82 km
North Pacific Ocean, 18 km SW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José), MexicoMore
Jun 24, 2019 10:12
3 years ago
4.5

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 67 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore

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