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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Jul 29 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.4.
Date & time: Tue, 29 Jul 10:46:16 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.81°N / 95.58°W (Mexique)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (85 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Tue, 29 Jul 10:46 UTCM 6.3 / 89 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Santiago Suchilquitongo / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was crazy! The bed i was on started shaking and the after it stopped all of the animals started screaming
Oaxaca centro / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke family of four. One significant aftershock felt. We were in solid hotel no damage but most guests up and pacing around.
Boca del Río, Veracruz / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Oaxaca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): that was the strongest and longest shaking I have felt in the last 7 years in Oaxaca
Oaxaca, Oaxaca (146.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Oaxaca de Juarez / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Spanish Lookout, Cayo, Belize (713.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Oaxaca de Juarez / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Last night I told girlfriend I was going to start putting the keys next to our bed incase there was an earthquake, since you can't get out of our house w/o them. Woke up to pretty violent shaking but it seemed like it only lasted about 30 seconds....needless to say we got out fast.
Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Everyone in the house awakened at 5:47 am by long period of vigorous side-to-side shaking. Windows rattled, pictures and other objects on desk and shelves fell over, but no structural damage. Did not hear earthquake alarms go off, though.
Tehuacan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My daughter is new to earthquakes and is visiting the area. She reported pictures were moving and it woke her up. Her words, "it scared me a lot".
Huajuapan de Leon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mexico City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mexico City / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me from my sleep, lasted several seconds
Huatulco (231.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
San Cristobal de Las Casas (334.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke both of us up as the bed moved pretty good for about half a minute.
Mexico City / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt light shaking of hotel building
Polqnco Mexico City Mexico / MMI III (Weak shaking): My parents didnt wake up though neighbors from upstairs were alarmed. Slight shaking. Felt it about 5:52am local time. Lasted about 69 seconds- though not felt the same in all the rooms of the apartment
puebla / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The ass was fat
Oaxaca / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Very long earthquake, lasted a long time, very strong we all ran outside.
Puebla / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Oaxaca, Oax (147.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up. At first I didn't think anything of it, but the shaking was pronounced and lasted longer than any I've felt before. Set off car alarms in the city, but didn't seem to do any damage to the building I live in (200+ years old, traditional construction)
Oaxaca / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Oaxaca / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cuicatlán, Oaxaca / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
metepec, mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was half asleep and it felt like someone was shaking my bed. I immediately awoke and found nobody shaking it. It took me a minute to process whay had happened.
Puebla / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mexico City (418.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was on the 5th floor of my hotel when the curtains, lightfixtures and the hole building started to shakeStep
Mexico City (418.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was on the 5th floor of my hotel when the curtains, lightfixtures and the hole building started to shakeStep
Xalapa, Ver. (235.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lasted only about 30 seconds.
Xalapa, Ver. (235.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lasted only about 30 seconds.
Oaxaca, Oaxaca (146.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): About 7.0 more than 50 secs. long
Oaxaca, Oaxaca (146.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): About 7.0 more than 50 secs. long
Puebla (314 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puebla, Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
san filipe, Oaxaca / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Boca del rio, Veracruz / MMI V (Moderate shaking): pictures in the wall were all shaking, the cats and dog were excited, everything was moving, the walls cracked, it last a long time
San Cristobal de las Casas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mexico City / MMI V (Moderate shaking): waking upon 12 floor
Sta Cruz Huatulco (235.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
mexico, city (413.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
oaxaca (168.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
mexico city / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Huatulco, Oaxaca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Huatulco, Oaxaca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ixtaczoquitlán, Veracruz (Mexico) (198 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Pues habían seres extra-dimensionales gozando de nuestro sufrimiento y otros preocupados. Se puede decir que sí afectó el tiempo y causó náuseas y diarrea a mucha gente por la bilis que generó y pues algo raro porque jamás había sucedido eso de sentir sintomas y más en mi familia. (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (282 km SE from epicenter)(no details): 2nd story of hotel woke us gentle rocking for maybe 15 seconds (via EMSC)
Tepanco de López (Mexico) (230 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was on my bed sleeping and i woke up. I felt my bed move along with the other stuff around me and i got scared. (via EMSC)
Tehuacán (Mexico) (210 km W from epicenter)(no details): El terremoto fue lo suficientemente fuerte como para despertarme, y a pesar de que hubo muchisimo ruido, no hubo caída de objetos, ni daños visibles. (via EMSC)
Heroica Veracruz (Mexico) (165 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt very strog it  wake me up (via EMSC)
Heroica Veracruz (Mexico) (163 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Glasses on the table fell over. (via EMSC)
Xalapa (Mexico) (240 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 1.- Ladraron los perros de la calle. 2.- Fue intermitente, se apagaba y regresaba, apagaba y regresaba. 3.- Fue largo. (via EMSC)
Boca del Río (Mexico) (159 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was really strong, it went up gradually (via EMSC)
Xalapa (Mexico) (237 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Stress and fear (via EMSC)
Belize City (Belize) (775 km E from epicenter)(no details): Just felt three hard shubz while i was sleeping on my bed and the it went softer and stopped (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (423 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Just laying in bed, heard the building creaking, felt the bed rocking gently...asked my husband, "are you shaking the bed?" On the 14th floor of JW Marriott. (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (423 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte y prolongado. Movimiento oscilatorio (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (412 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping and wakes me up. Was a fast quake. (via EMSC)
Cuanala (Mexico) (331 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The knocking of windows or doors is what woke me up at 5;50am, then I felt the bed swaying. (via EMSC)
Puebla (Mexico) (316 km NW from epicenter)(no details): When you are on the 11th floor, there is not much you can do, just wait and see. (via EMSC)
Puebla (Mexico) (316 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó. Si estuvo fuerte. (via EMSC)
Comalcalco (Mexico) (243 km E from epicenter)(no details): Seemed to last a long time. I'm surprised I felt it all the way over here. (via EMSC)
Heroica Veracruz (Mexico) (161 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping and the bed started shaking (via EMSC)
Coatzacoalcos (Mexico) (109 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte..  (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (418 km W from epicenter)(no details): It woke up everyone in our 7th floor apartment, and lasted about 20-30 seconds. Rocking motion but not as violently shaky as the last few! (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 29 Jul 11:19 UTCM 4.2 / 106 km - [info]31 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Tue, 29 Jul 12:14 UTCM 3.6 / 105 km - [info]32 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Tue, 29 Jul 14:48 UTCM 3.9 / 101 km - [info]31 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Wed, 30 Jul 17:27 UTCM 3.5 / 103 km - [info]30 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Wed, 30 Jul 21:13 UTCM 3.5 / 133 km - [info]65 km al SURESTE de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Wed, 30 Jul 23:54 UTCM 3.6 / 130 km - [info]44 km al SUR de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 31 Jul 01:29 UTCM 3.8 / 110 km - [info]31 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 31 Jul 01:34 UTCM 3.8 / 128 km - [info]15 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Thu, 31 Jul 04:01 UTCM 3.8 / 143 km - [info]43 km al SUR de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 31 Jul 13:05 UTCM 3.8 / 138 km - [info]61 km al SUR de JALTIPAN DEMORELOS, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 31 Jul 18:55 UTCM 3.9 / 127 km - [info]73 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Thu, 31 Jul 22:58 UTCM 3.9 / 116 km - [info]35 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sat, 2 Aug 2014
Sat, 2 Aug 01:26 UTCM 3.6 / 105 km - [info]24 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Sat, 2 Aug 14:40 UTCM 3.9 / 136 km - [info]52 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sat, 2 Aug 17:09 UTCM 4.0 / 107 km - [info]72 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sun, 3 Aug 2014
Sun, 3 Aug 09:08 UTCM 4.0 / 110 km - [info]24 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sun, 3 Aug 14:49 UTCM 4.1 / 63 km - [info]7 km al SURESTE de S ANTONIO DE LA CAL, OAX[Map]SSN
Mon, 4 Aug 2014
Mon, 4 Aug 14:46 UTCM 3.8 / 17 km - [info]19 km al SUR de J RODRIGUEZ CLARA, VER[Map]SSN
Mon, 4 Aug 15:43 UTCM 3.8 / 30 km - [info]58 km al SUR de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Tue, 5 Aug 22:49 UTCM 3.6 / 129 km - [info]56 km al SUR de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 7 Aug 2014
Thu, 7 Aug 03:13 UTCM 4.0 / 126 km - [info]19 km al NORTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Thu, 7 Aug 16:47 UTCM 4.1 / 170 km - [info]54 km al SUR de MINATITLAN, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 7 Aug 17:11 UTCM 3.6 / 161 km - [info]53 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS[Map]SSN
Sat, 9 Aug 2014
Sat, 9 Aug 03:54 UTCM 3.9 / 16 km - [info]8 km al NOROESTE de JALTIPAN DEMORELOS, VER[Map]SSN
Sat, 9 Aug 10:56 UTCM 4.2 / 159 km - [info]68km S of Las Choapas, Mexico[Map]USGS
Fri, 15 Aug 2014
Fri, 15 Aug 21:49 UTCM 3.6 / 30 km - [info]75 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sat, 16 Aug 2014
Sat, 16 Aug 16:40 UTCM 4.1 / 143 km - [info]45 km al SURESTE de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Wed, 20 Aug 08:00 UTCM 3.0 / 20 km - [info]29 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Thu, 21 Aug 05:57 UTCM 3.9 / 152 km - [info]49 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS[Map]SSN
Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Fri, 22 Aug 04:21 UTCM 3.8 / 47 km - [info]43 km al SUROESTE de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Fri, 22 Aug 11:22 UTCM 3.2 / 700 km - [info]70 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS[Map]SSN
Tue, 26 Aug 2014
Tue, 26 Aug 01:15 UTCM 3.9 / 128 km - [info]45 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Tue, 26 Aug 12:40 UTCM 3.9 / 167 km - [info]29 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS[Map]SSN
Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Fri, 29 Aug 23:28 UTCM 4.3 / 124 km - [info]37 km al SUROESTE de SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER[Map]SSN
Sat, 30 Aug 2014
Sat, 30 Aug 03:16 UTCM 4.2 / 147 km - [info]41 km al SUROESTE de LAS CHOAPAS, VER[Map]SSN
Sun, 31 Aug 2014
Sun, 31 Aug 05:18 UTCM 3.6 / 144 km - [info]60 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Wed, 3 Sep 2014
Wed, 3 Sep 14:42 UTCM 3.9 / 121 km - [info]53 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Thu, 4 Sep 2014
Thu, 4 Sep 02:09 UTCM 4.0 / 123 km - [info]34 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Fri, 5 Sep 2014
Fri, 5 Sep 07:43 UTCM 3.9 / 143 km - [info]72 km al SUROESTE de LAS CHOAPAS, VER[Map]SSN
Mon, 8 Sep 2014
Mon, 8 Sep 12:38 UTCM 4.1 / 113 km - [info]23 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Thu, 11 Sep 2014
Thu, 11 Sep 04:35 UTCM 3.8 / 161 km - [info]60 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS[Map]SSN
Sat, 13 Sep 2014
Sat, 13 Sep 15:31 UTCM 4.0 / 134 km - [info]49 km al OESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sat, 13 Sep 17:53 UTCM 3.9 / 111 km - [info]31 km al SUROESTE de ISLA, VER[Map]SSN
Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Mon, 15 Sep 01:54 UTCM 3.7 / 120 km - [info]25 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Mon, 15 Sep 14:08 UTCM 3.8 / 132 km - [info]30 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Wed, 17 Sep 04:10 UTCM 3.9 / 122 km - [info]51 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Thu, 18 Sep 13:36 UTCM 3.7 / 109 km - [info]50 km al NOROESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Fri, 19 Sep 2014
Fri, 19 Sep 16:21 UTCM 3.9 / 127 km - [info]28 km al OESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN
Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Sun, 21 Sep 15:47 UTCM 3.9 / 135 km - [info]50 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS[Map]SSN
Mon, 22 Sep 2014
Mon, 22 Sep 18:51 UTCM 4.3 / 56 km - [info]60 km al NORESTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX[Map]SSN

 

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