Mag. 4.7 earthquake - El Aserradero del Reparo, 7.2 km north of Platanitos (La Limonosa), La Huerta, Jalisco, Mexico, on Monday, 30 December 2019 at 04:01 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - El Aserradero del Reparo, 7.2 km north of Platanitos (La Limonosa), La Huerta, Jalisco, Mexico, on Monday, 30 December 2019 at 04:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Dec 04:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Dec 2019 04:01:32 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.8°N / 105°W (El Aserradero del Reparo, Jalisco, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Mascota (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NE of Manuel Avila Camacho (pop: 31) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Campo Acosta (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Tomatlan (Tomatlán) (pop: 9,030) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of El Grullo (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) WSW of Guadalajara (pop: 1,495,200) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (383 mi) W of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmNear Coast of Jalisco, MexicoGFZ
M 4.780 kmJalisco, MexicoEMSC
M 4.735 kmJalisco, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (67)

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Tomatlan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying on the bed and start hearing a loud rumble and at the time i thought it was a big truck but then the beds started to rattle and shake side to side for maybe 5 quick seconds.
Puerto Vallarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto vallarta near airport / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt three tugs while reading on sofa 6th floor condo
Puerto Vallarta, Jal. / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Puerto Vallarta (90.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very short. A second or two
chamela / Light shaking (MMI IV) : short loud blow ( 5 secs) people and animals rushed outdoors
93.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Amapas / Weak shaking (MMI III) : First heard a rumbling noise then felt some shaking and swaying of our building. Once and then again two more times.
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed in Hotel Encino and felt 2 or 3 very light jolts, then a rocking movement that lasted about 15 seconds. The water in a pitcher on my table moved up and down.
88.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 12th floor in Gemelas Condos. Felt the bed sway back and forth. No damage.
PuertoVallarta, Amapas (94.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Rattling of glassware. Condo building creaked for a few seconds.
Puerto Vallarta, 5 December / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Nuevo vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nuevo vallarta (105.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On 10th floor of Villa Magna condo building in Nuevo Vallarta. Bed started swaying from side to side for less than a minute. It was noticeable movement and we both said earthquake at the same time.
89.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
86 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto Vallarta. Centro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On balcony fourth floor in Centro. Shook once only.
Lo de Marcos Nayarit / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the bed swaying; at first thought it was someone in a neighboring room doing something that was shaking our room. Then realized it was an earthquake, but it subsided quickly after that. Nothing broke or cracked, just the distinct feeling of the bed swaying rhythmically, which was disconcerting.
Puerto Vallarta, Emiliano Zapata / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like building went over a bump after which plants and lamps swayed
Bucerias, Nayarit (109.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It went on for several seconds. My husband was in another room watching tv down a long hall. We both felt it. He said that the tall plant next to him swayed a bit.
Sheraton club Puerto Vallarta 13(23) floor / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Swaying for maybe a minute Nothing fell off walls
Puerto vallarta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Puerto Vallarta (93.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Marina area, near airport, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisc / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My chair swayed side to side 5 times folowed by 3 more side by side lighter movement.
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My friend felt the quake, she was in her bed, doing her make up. She called me after saying that she felt her bed move, and her mirrors shook. It was kind of scary she said.
Careyes, loud shaking / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lo de Marcos Nayarit (133.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Nuevo vallarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
97.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Secrets Resort, Puerto Vallarta (100.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Hotel 15th floor. Building swayed for 5-20 seconds
Puerto Vallarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
150 Callejon del Limon, Puerto vallarta, jalisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chairs shook under us on the balcony. No door rattling. Lasted few minutes. Nobody but us left the building.
La Manzanilla del mar, Jalisco (47.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Puerto Vallarta
Punta mita / Weak shaking (MMI III)
94 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Puerto vallarta (89.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sheraton Resort Puerto Vallarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lying in bed and felt the bed move back and forth. The hanging lights in the resort room were still and people below didn’t seem to know anything happened.
Puerto Vallarta North Hotel Zone in a high rise be / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sitting on couch - felt it go up and down about 6 times in quick succession. Chandelier was slightly swinging and heard a bit of glass creaking.
Puerto Vallarta, Emiliano Zapata / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like building went over a bump after which plants and lamps swayed
Holiday inn express building shook (100.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and felt what I thought was someon shaking my bed
La Manzanilla, Jalisco Mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Garza Blanca resort, Puerto Vallarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Vallarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Barra de Navidad / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Reading in bed, felt a slight tremor for a couple seconds
Rancho Ocho Amigos, El Corrido, Jalisco, Mx / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shook noticeably, nothing broke.
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Old town puerto Vallarta (94.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Swayed hotel building slightly for 30 seconds
Puerto Vallarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Garza Blanca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Doors rattled pretty good. Felt it shake under my feet. Pretty short though.
91.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ameca jalisco / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Puerto Vallarta / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
101.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lo de Marcos Nayarit / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Now amber resort in Puerto Vallarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bahía de Banderas (Mexico, 110 km NW of epicenter) : House swayed. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico, 80 km NW of epicenter) : Couch moved, felt building sway at Sail View Condominiums Puerto Vallarta (reported through EMSC)
Cihuatlán (Mexico, 86 km SE of epicenter) : Barra de Navidad. Felt a continuous vibration for several seconds and thought it was an earthquake, but my husband felt nothing unusual. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico, 80 km NW of epicenter) : Laid in bed and it trembled slightly (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico, 80 km NW of epicenter) : Only lasted a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico, 78 km NW of epicenter) : We felt several short tremors in Conchas Chinas Puerto Vallarta. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico, 76 km NW of epicenter) : On the 12th floor of the Mousai hotel in Puerto Vallarta and felt it sway the building (reported through EMSC)
La Huerta (Mexico, 73 km S of epicenter) : mon fauteuil a bougé!! (reported through EMSC)
La Huerta (Mexico, 63 km SE of epicenter) : Loud rumble and shock for several seconds (reported through EMSC)
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