A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:49:54 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tres Picos in Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/15 / 2015-12-17 19:49:54 / December 17, 2015 @ 7:49 pm. Id of earthquake: us100047zq. Event ids that are associated: at00nzipr4, pt15351050, us100047zq. Exact location of earthquake, -93.4293° West, 15.8917° North, depth 96.88 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.88 km (60 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Berriozábal (c. 21 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Cristóbal de las Casas, Teopisca, San Francisco Ixhuatan. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ENE of Tres Picos, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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