Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico, on 2019-06-14 12:12:59 -06:00

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico, on 2019-06-14 12:12:59 -06:00 Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southwest of Puerto Madero, Mexico, on 2019-06-14 12:12:59 -06:00

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jun 18:27 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Jun 14 23:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 14, 2019 18:12:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter2019-06-14 12:12:59 -06:00
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.3742°N / 93.0802°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode14.374°S / 86.92°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoTacana (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities77 km (48 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 322) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) SW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) SW of Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Congregacion Reforma (pop: 1,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SW of Francisco I. Madero (pop: 1,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
106 km (66 mi) SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
108 km (67 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) | 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
5.010 km80km WSW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS
4.966 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 1, 2019 01:37
3 years ago
4.0

68 km
North Pacific Ocean, 86 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 29, 2019 07:16
3 years ago
3.9

6 km
North Pacific Ocean, 77 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 29, 2019 06:18
3 years ago
4.1

7 km
North Pacific Ocean, 99 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore
Jun 26, 2019 09:14
3 years ago
3.9

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 95 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 26, 2019 02:16
3 years ago
4.0

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 78 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 25, 2019 09:20
3 years ago
3.8

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 79 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 23, 2019 06:03
3 years ago
4.3

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 93 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore
Jun 14, 2019 19:56
3 years ago
3.7

17 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 14, 2019 18:36
3 years ago
4.7

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 14, 2019 18:27
3 years ago
4.2

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 94 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore

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