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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Mexico-Guatemala Border Region on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Mexico-Guatemala Border Region on Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Mexico-Guatemala Border Region on Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Jun 14 07:40: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 106.0 to 107.0 km.
Jun 14 07:46: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 107.0 to 108.0 km.
Jun 14 07:55: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 104.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 14 Jun 07:29:04 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.09°N / 91.69°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tajumulco (20 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 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.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 14 Jun 2017
Wed, 14 Jun 07:29 UTCM 6.9 / 94 km- 8km SW of Tajumulco, GuatemalaUSGS
Wed, 14 Jun 07:29 UTCM 6.9 / 120 km GUATEMALAEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Santa Lucia Milpas Altas, Sacatepequez, Guatemala / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was awakened out of a sound sleep by what felt like violent shaking on my bed. I heard the wind chimes ringing, which never happens with small quakes.
Quetzaltenango / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Is was a strong one fur sure, at least in xela! Windows shattered, parts of the wall coming off, blackout.
(137.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
San Pedro La Laguna (62.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): My partner and I were sleeping and were woken up by the intense shaking/moving of the ground underneath us. There was also a strange noise. Our puppy was also very alarmed, and came to us on the bed, shaking.
(118.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was strong. I have never felt something like That before (via app)
Guatemalan city (138.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was not that
(138.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango (46.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Un sismo similar a los que ocurrieron en noviemnbre del 2015, la diferencia que estos de la madrugada fueron bien profundos, quizas por ello no causaron mucho daño (via app)
Zona 2, Guatemala, Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
VILLAHERMOSA, TABASCO (348.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Guatemala City / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We were awakened by gentle shaking which lasted almost a minute. Closet doors were rattling. We didn't feel threatened.
GUAYAQUIL (2314.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Salcaja, GT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was asleep and woke to strong movement, sound of creaking. The lights were on but then the area went dark. I walked downstairs and outside to join neighbors who were checking for damage. It is too dark to see if we have more than very minor cracks in walls.
Quetzaltenango / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Quiche GUATEMALA / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Quetzaltenango / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Jaltenango de la paz / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
San Marcos La Laguna (62 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Felt in San Marcos La Laguna, awaken, house and furniture shaking a lot. Lasted for a long time
San salvador / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I Washington awakened, mano vibrations
Antigua (118.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I sleep deep but woke just before long and rolling quake. Neighbors went outside. Dogs acting scared. No damage evident. Everyone woke from sleep but not scared.
Chimaltango / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guatemala City / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Too long, felt outside by almost everyone.
Guatemala city / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santa maria / not felt
Mixco, Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Usually a sound sleeper, this time I felt it! I think it was long enough to wake me up
Antigua, Guatemala (78.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the bed move then felt room going side to side. Was able to get up and stand in door way. Nothing fell off shelves, but fixtures were swaying and pool water was sloshing around out of pool. Scared my 4 year old.
(147.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(130.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(32.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Fuertes sacudidas horizontales. El servicio eléctrico se cortó. Ahora volvió a temblar. (via app)
Guatemala City / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guatemala city / MMI VI (Strong shaking): the strongest I've ever felt in my life, got scared when lots of car alarms went off.
Quetzaltenango / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guatemala City in building / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Marcos la laguna / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I thought my house was going to collapse it was shaking so much. Ground shaking, loud noises, I went outside.
Guatemala City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(134.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
San José Pinula / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
SAN LUCAS SAC / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mazatenango (65.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Se sintio muy fuerte con muchos jalones (via app)
Quetzaltenango / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Very strong. Lasted what seemed like a long time. Glass everywhere. Electricity out for over an hour
Ciudad de Guatemala. Zona 10 (141.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was to long... (via app)
antigua guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It felted long and strong, everybody woke up, even children.
San Pedro la Laguna / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(136.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Antigua Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guatemala City (Guatemala) (144 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was going to sleep when it happened. It was strong enough to scare me, so I though of going out of my house. But it didn´t damage the house, so I stayed inside. (via EMSC)
Jáltipan de Morelos (Mexico) (447 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It lasted quite awhile, maybe close to a minute: longer than most we feel in this region. Last month we felt two, one began with a falling sensation then a southward jolt, the other just a southward jolt. (via EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala) (144 km E from epicenter)(no details): It felt so strong (via EMSC)
Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (141 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping. Quick but strong little bottle fell down water in deposit was moving and i could listen it. (via EMSC)
El Rodeo (Guatemala) (127 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Strong vibrating lasting almost 15 seconds ending with a strong horizontal jolt. (via EMSC)
San Pedro La Laguna (Guatemala) (70 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Woke us up! Power went out briefly. (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (58 km W from epicenter)(no details): One of the most powerfull earthquakes here in my 31 years old. There is one big seismic swarm in front of Puerto Madero Chiapas Mexico in the area of Middle America Trench since 15 days, increment of activity at south of Suchiate Chiapas Mexico-Champerico Guatemala beside the others swarms since 2 years in Pijijiapan and Mapastepec Chiapas Mexico and many other things. Strange that the earthquake was near to Tajumulco Volcano and not in the principal swarm, maybe this wanna tell us something. (via EMSC)
Panajachel (Guatemala) (77 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Wow what a Shaker this one was ... and even the electricity went out for a little bit and that never happens in all the earthquakes I've experienced here .... and all of my dogs went nuts and started running around and barking (via EMSC)
Cancún (Mexico) (847 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting in the living room on my laptop and I definitely felt the couch shake. I took my headphones off and started looking around but nothing was shaking or moving and then it stopped. I immediately went online to see if there was an earthquake in Cancun and saw that there are 2 in Mexico but in Chiapas. Can you feel an aftershock this far?? (via EMSC)
Caluco (El Salvador) (273 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Definitely felt and shook things, a long quake (via EMSC)
San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico) (203 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up and seemed to last a while.. (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (156 km SE from epicenter)(no details): En extremo fuerte!!! (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (146 km E from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte y largo. Comenzó con un temblor y después se hizo más fuerte. (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (135 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sismo fuerte sensible en ciudad de Guatemala (via EMSC)
Sololá (Guatemala) (72 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Estuvo muy fuerte pero todo quedo intacto (via EMSC)
Quezaltenango (Guatemala) (41 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Definitely shook (via EMSC)

 

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