M 7.1 Earthquake, 8km NE of Puerto Madero, Mexico

July 7, 2014 at 11:23:58 AM +0000
U.S. Geological Survey
Alert area: 10 miles (16 km) SW of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico; 19 miles (30 km) NNW of Suchiate, Chiapas, Mexico; 19 miles (31 km) SW of Cacahoatán, Chiapas, Mexico; 124 miles (200 km) W of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Posted July 7, 2014 at 11:42:37 AM +0000

An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 occurred near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico at 11:23:58.70 UTC on Jul 7, 2014. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)
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