Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - 6.7 km ESE of Nueva Palestina, Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico, martes, 17 may 2022 19:47 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - 6.7 km ESE of Nueva Palestina, Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico, martes, 17 may 2022 19:47 (GMT -5) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - 6.7 km ESE of Nueva Palestina, Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico, martes, 17 may 2022 19:47 (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.7 a 10 km de profundidad

18 May 00:56 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 8 minutos.
18 May 01:14: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Wed, 18 May 2022, 01:15
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.7 just reported 7 km southeast of Nueva Palestina, Mexico
4.7 quake 17 May 7:47 pm (GMT -5)
4.7 quake 17 May 7:47 pm (GMT -5)
Just 27 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Nueva Palestina, Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico. The tremor was recorded early evening on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022, at 7:47 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Nueva Palestina (pop. 10,600) located 7 km from the epicenter, and Cintalapa (pop. 1,600) 22 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Perla de Acapulco (pop. 1,500) located 30 km from the epicenter, Frontera Corozal (pop. 5,200) 33 km away, Frontera Corozal (pop. 5,200) 34 km away, and Tenosique (pop. 32,600) 79 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ocosingo (pop. 41,900) located 96 km from the epicenter, Las Margaritas (pop. 20,800) 99 km away, and Comitan (pop. 97,500) 117 km away.
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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora18 May 2022 00:47:43 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromartes, 17 may 2022 19:47 (GMT -5)
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud16.8°N / 91.2°W (Ocosingo Municipality, Estado de Chiapas, México)
Antipode16.8°S / 88.8°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor moderado cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Volcán mas cercanoTacana (210 km / 130 mi)
Lugares cercanos7 km al ESE de Nueva Palestina (Velasco Suárez) (pop: 10,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
22 km al SE de Cintalapa (pop: 1,570) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
33 km al O de Frontera Corozal (pop: 5,180) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
79 km al SSE de Tenosique (Tabasco) (pop: 32,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
96 km al E de Ocosingo (pop: 41,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
99 km al NE de Las Margaritas (pop: 20,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
204 km al E de Tuxtla Gtz (pop: 537,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
887 km al ESE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoBroken Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 48%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada7.1 x 1011 joules (197 MWh, equivalente a 169 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.710 kmMexico: 135 Km Al Oeste De Flores, Peten, GuatemalaSSN
4.410 km12 Km SSE of Nueva Palestina, MexicoUSGS
4.410 kmMexico-Guatemala Border RegionRaspberryShake
4.610 kmMexico-Guatemala Border RegionGFZ

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