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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 142 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 142 Km Al SUROESTE De  MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 04:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
12 Oct 04:49: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 04:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-11 23:13:50 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.56°N / 93.86°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (77 mi) SW of Pampa Honda (pop: 100)
124 km (77 mi) SW of Barrita de Pajón (pop: 400)
124 km (77 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1000)
171 km (106 mi) S of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
177 km (110 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
779 km (484 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-11 23:13:50 (Hora de México) (12 Oct 04:13:50 UTC)M 5.5 / 6 km142 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoSSN
Mon, 12 Oct 04:13 UTCM 5.5 / 60 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
2020-10-11 22:13:58 (12 Oct 04:13:58 UTC)M 5.5 / 96 km107 Km Al Sur De San Isidro, México, MexicoINETER
Mon, 12 Oct 04:13 UTCM 5.5 / 35.8 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGeoAu
Mon, 12 Oct 04:14 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km79 Km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), MexicoUSGS
Mon, 12 Oct 04:13 UTCM 5.5 / 31 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
Mon, 12 Oct 04:13 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Fue intenso en Tuxtla Gutiérrez, se menciono que (256 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: 142 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico, 12 Oct 2020 04:13

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (27 quakes):
  • 27 Oct 2020 01:12 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 24 Oct 2020 18:42 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 23 Oct 2020 16:55 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 22 Oct 2020 06:46 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 22 Oct 2020 03:59 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 21 Oct 2020 05:28 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 19:54 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 19:32 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 20:04 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 16:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 18:00 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 16:05 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 04:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 15 Oct 2020 17:51 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 09:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 07:37 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 142 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

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