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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Wednesday, 27 April 2016
Apr 27 13:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 28.0 km.
Apr 27 13:56: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Date & time: Wed, 27 Apr 12:51:20 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.56°N / 92.94°W (Mexique)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (105 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 27 Apr 2016
Wed, 27 Apr 12:51 UTCM 6.0 / 60 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
Wed, 27 Apr 12:51 UTCM 5.8 / 35 kmWSW of Puerto Madero, MexicoGeoAu
Wed, 27 Apr 12:51 UTCM 6.0 / 20 km122 km al SUROESTE de HUIXTLA, CHISSSN
Wed, 27 Apr 12:51 UTCM 5.8 / 35 km- 61km WSW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS
Wed, 27 Apr 12:51 UTCM 6.1 / 60.5 kmNear coast of Chiapas, Mexico [Sea]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
San Cristóbal de las casas, chiapas, México (244.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Estaba en segundo piso moderadamente lo senti casi pensé que era mareo (via app)
tapachula chiapas (80.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
QUETZALTENANGO Guatemala (155.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
La Esperanza, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking): La onda de choque de sintió moderadamente. Vidrios de ventanas vibraron!!
La Esperanza, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking): La onda de choque de sintió moderadamente. Vidrios de ventanas vibraron!!
Nebaj (Guatemala) (212 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just a few seconds of bed shaking (via EMSC)
San Cristóbal de las Casas (Mexico) (239 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was very slight but definitely knew it was an earthquake. (via EMSC)
Tapachula de Córdova y Ordoñez (Mexico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bastante sensible, ya son tres sismos de magnitud 6 en pocos días. (via EMSC)
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza (Mexico) (753 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sin percepción en la ciudad de Puebla (via EMSC)
Antigua Guatemala (Guatemala) (234 km E from epicenter)(no details): only lasted five seconds... (via EMSC)
Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) (151 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt a gentle sway; about 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Mazatenango (Guatemala) (149 km E from epicenter)(no details): Muy sensible (via EMSC)

 

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