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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 5.5 OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014
20 Sep 03:11 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 7 minutes.
Sep 20 19:10: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 à 45.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 20 September 2014 03:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.87°N / 93.63°W (Mexique)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km SW de Mapastepec (pop: 16,100)
101 km SW de Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
111 km SW de Acapetahua (pop: 6,100)
148 km W de Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
191 km W de Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
773 km SE de Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.0 / 45 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.0 / 46 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.2 / 46.1 km108km SW of Mapastepec, MexicoUSGS
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.4 / 15 km NicaraguaINETER
Sat, 20 Sep 03:03 UTCM 5.3 / 16 km133 km al SUROESTE de PIJIJIAPAN, CHISSSN

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, 20 Sep 2014 03h03

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 15 Nov 2014 09:32 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 07 Oct 2014 04:54 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 26 Sep 2014 23:32 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    85 km (52.8 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 24 Sep 2014 14:49 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    101 km (62.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 24 Sep 2014 03:03 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 23 Sep 2014 16:29 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 23 Sep 2014 15:39 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 22 Sep 2014 09:19 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    88 km (54.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 22 Sep 2014 08:59 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 22 Sep 2014 08:50 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 21 Sep 2014 10:53 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 20 Sep 2014 08:06 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 20 Sep 2014 04:13 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Saturday, 20 September 2014

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