Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 70 km SW of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, domingo, 25 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 70 km SW of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, domingo, 25 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 48 km depth

25 Oct 12:56 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 8 minutos.
25 Oct 13:00: Magnitud recalculada de 5.8 a 5.6. Profundidad recalculada de 26.0 a 51.0 km (de 16.2 a 32 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 13.9 km (8.7 mi) al NNW.
25 Oct 13:21: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Fecha & hora: 25 Oct 2020 12:47:57 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-25 06:47:57 (Hora de México)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 48.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14,55°N / 92,8°W (México)
Volcán mas cercano: Tacana (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km al SW de Balneario Barra de San Simón (pop: 150)
45 km al WSW de Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
62 km al W de Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
70 km al SW de Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
75 km al SSW de Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
246 km al W de Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
248 km al S de Tuxtla Gtz (pop: 537,100)
864 km al SE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.148 km71 Km Al SUROESTE De TAPACHULA, CHIS, MexicoSSN
M 5.190 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC
M 5.171 km13 Km SW of Buenos Aires, MexicoUSGS
M 4.975 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 5.651 km36 Km Al Oeste De El Gancho México, MexicoINETER
M 5.171 kmNear the Coast of Chiapas, MexicoUSGS

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122.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Muy fuerte en xela | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
Guatemala (251.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
240.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Amatitlan (234 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (248.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (139.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
1561 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tapachula (69.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
England / not felt : Did not feel it.
Frontera comalapa Chiapas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Marcos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Fuerte movimiento
Quetzaltenango Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
Villa Nueva (Guatemala, 204 km E of epicenter) : Muy corto (reported through EMSC)
Santiago Atitlán (Guatemala, 134 km E of epicenter) : Un temblor poco sensible (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: 70 km southwest de Tapachula, Chiapas, México Sun, 25 Oct 12h47

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 25 nov 2020 21:16 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    16 km (9,9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 11 nov 2020 15:57 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 05 nov 2020 22:54 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    22 km (13,7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 25 oct 2020 12:58 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 70 km SW of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, domingo, 25 oct. 2020

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