A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Chiapas, Mexico at 16:14 UTC (10:14 local time) on February 1, 2019.

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The epicenter was located 2.7 km (1.7 miles) SE of Congregacion Reforma (population 1 132), 16.2 km (10.1 miles) SSW of Tapachula (population 197 961), 19.4 km (12.1 miles) WNW of Ciudad Tecun Uman (population 11 432), and 26.3 km (16.4 miles) NNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (population 13 743), Mexico.

There are 395 000 people living within 100 km (62 miles).

680 000 people are estimated to have felt strong shaking, 1 479 000 moderate, 9 188 000 light and 33 914 000 light.

 

To be continued on:

https://watchers.news/2019/02/01/strong-m6-6-earthquake-hits-chiapas-mexico/

 

 

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