Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 59 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 22 June 2019 at 22:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 59 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 22 June 2019 at 22:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 44 km depth

22 Jun 22:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jun 23 12:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 82.0 to 44.0 km.
Date & time: 22 Jun 2019 10:31:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.45°N / 92.54°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,650)
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Ciudad Tecún Umán (Ayutla, Guatemala) (pop: 11,400)
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Cacahoatán (pop: 14,400)
77 km (48 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
219 km (136 mi) W of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
893 km (555 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.644 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 5.560 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 5.570 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGeoAu
M 5.638 km53km SW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake 59 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, 22 June 22:31 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (15 quakes):
  • 16 Aug 2019 07:23 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    79 km (49.1 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Aug 2019 15:30 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Aug 2019 01:49 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    66 km (41 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Jul 2019 06:21 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    86 km (53.4 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Jul 2019 06:58 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    67 km (41.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Jul 2019 16:38 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Jul 2019 07:12 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Jul 2019 19:05 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Jul 2019 09:46 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    95 km (59 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jul 2019 11:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    82 km (51 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jul 2019 07:01 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    69 km (42.9 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Jun 2019 23:34 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Jun 2019 07:48 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Jun 2019 10:12 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jun 2019 09:58 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 59 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 22 June 2019 at 22:31 (GMT)
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