7/07/2014 — 7.0M earthquake in South Mexico / Central America

A sizable earthquake has struck Southern Mexico, off the Western shores near the border with Guatemala.

Originally , the earthquake was listed as a 7.1M event.

No tsunami warning issued.

http://www.tsunami.gov/

6.9M earthquake july 7 2014

July 7 2014 – A large 7.0M earthquake strikes Southern Mexico near the border of Guatemala


EMSC shows the event as being a 7.0 magnitude:

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=389631

Magnitude Mw 7.0
Region CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Date time 2014-07-07 11:23:58.9 UTC
Location 14.91 N ; 92.28 W
Depth 90 km
Distances 193 km W of Guatemala City, Guatemala / pop: 994,938 / local time: 05:23:58.9 2014-07-07
52 km W of San Marcos, Guatemala / pop: 25,088 / local time: 05:23:58.9 2014-07-07
50 km W of Esquipulas Palo Gordo, Guatemala / pop: 1,533 / local time: 05:23:58.9 2014-07-07
1 km N of Tapachula, Mexico / pop: 197,961 / local time: 06:23:58.9 2014-07-07

USGS shows the event now as a 6.9 magnitude:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000rr6a#summary

Event Time

  1. 2014-07-07 11:23:55 UTC
  2. 2014-07-07 06:23:55 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2014-07-07 06:23:55 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

14.742°N 92.409°W depth=60.0km (37.3mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 2km (1mi) NNE of Puerto Madero, Mexico
  2. 22km (14mi) SW of Tapachula, Mexico
  3. 29km (18mi) NW of Suchiate, Mexico
  4. 29km (18mi) WNW of Ciudad Tecun Uman, Guatemala
  5. 204km (127mi) W of Guatemala City, Guatemala