M 6.6 in Mexico on 01 Feb 2019 16:14 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 67.93 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.7628 , -92.2981
Event Date: 01 Feb 2019 16:14 UTC
Exposed Population: 3950000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jbub
Inserted at: 01 Feb 2019 16:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 5.5 (Mexico)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Guatemala= 5.5; Mexico= 4.4

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000jbub Scaled population 1.88 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.92      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1247033 1.3 01 Feb 2019 16:14 6.5M, 86.6km N/A 3.7 million 0m (at 00:00) 00:08 PTWC
1247034 1.2 01 Feb 2019 16:14 6.5M, 87km N/A 3.5 million 0m (at 00:00) 00:09 NTWC    
1247039 0 01 Feb 2019 16:14 6.6M, 67.93km 6.19 4 million 0m (at 00:00) 00:21 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Mexico ,of Chiapas (population 3,524,501) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
650000 people
1.5 million people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1247039 14.763/-92.298 6.6 67.93 6.19 01 Feb 2019 16:41 00:27 (new episode)
2 0 1247039 14.763/-92.298 6.6 67.93 6.19 01 Feb 2019 18:17 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Chiapas Mexico 460000 people
San Marcos Guatemala 110000 people
Quezaltenango Guatemala 17000 people
Retalhuleu Guatemala 5100 people
Chiapas Mexico 230000 people
San Marcos Guatemala 290000 people
Quezaltenango Guatemala 170000 people
Retalhuleu Guatemala 300000 people
Suchitepequez Guatemala 70000 people
Escuintla Guatemala <1000 people
Chiapas Mexico 1.8 million people
San Marcos Guatemala 610000 people
Quezaltenango Guatemala 570000 people
Retalhuleu Guatemala 29000 people
Huehuetenango Guatemala 1 million people
Suchitepequez Guatemala 460000 people
Totonicapan Guatemala 450000 people
Solola Guatemala 410000 people
Escuintla Guatemala 700000 people
Quiche Guatemala 710000 people
Chimaltenango Guatemala 540000 people
Sacatepequez Guatemala 390000 people
Baja Verapaz Guatemala 11000 people
Guatemala Guatemala 2 million people
Alta Verapaz Guatemala 25000 people
Santa Rosa Guatemala 48000 people
Jutiapa Guatemala 1700 people
Oaxaca Mexico <1000 people
Chiapas Mexico 2.6 million people
Huehuetenango Guatemala 36000 people
Escuintla Guatemala 9000 people
Quiche Guatemala 98000 people
Chimaltenango Guatemala 3200 people
Baja Verapaz Guatemala 290000 people
Guatemala Guatemala 1.2 million people
Alta Verapaz Guatemala 960000 people
Santa Rosa Guatemala 340000 people
El Progreso Guatemala 190000 people
Jalapa Guatemala 300000 people
Jutiapa Guatemala 500000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 680000 people
Peten Guatemala 460000 people
Ahuachapan El Salvador 330000 people
Zacapa Guatemala 230000 people
Chiquimula Guatemala 400000 people
Sonsonate El Salvador 460000 people
Santa Ana El Salvador 570000 people
Izabal Guatemala 410000 people
Tabasco Mexico 2.2 million people
Veracruz Mexico 1.5 million people
Chalatenango El Salvador 180000 people
Ocotepeque Honduras 130000 people
La Libertad El Salvador 690000 people
Copan Honduras 360000 people
San Salvador El Salvador 1.6 million people
Cuscatlan El Salvador 220000 people
Toledo Belize 28000 people
Campeche Mexico 120000 people
Lempira Honduras 34000 people
La Paz El Salvador 300000 people
Cabanas El Salvador 100000 people
Cayo Belize <1000 people
Santa Barbara Honduras 39000 people
San Vicente El Salvador 96000 people
Usulutan El Salvador 85000 people
Cortes Honduras 110000 people
San Miguel El Salvador <1000 people
Stann Creek Belize 8800 people
Yoro Honduras 7800 people
Atlantida Honduras <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Delicias Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 13 km
Puerto de San Benito Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 14 km
Metapa Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 15 km
Tapachula Chiapas Mexico City 190000 people 16 km
Ciudad Hidalgo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 18 km
Puerto Madero Chiapas Mexico Village5 9500 people 19 km
Mazatán Chiapas Mexico Village5 5600 people 19 km
Tecun Uman San Marcos Guatemala Village4 - 20 km
Limones San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 24 km
Buenos Aires Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 24 km
La Blanca San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 27 km
Pajapita San Marcos Guatemala Village5 8000 people 28 km
Aquiles Serdan Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 30 km
Francisco I. Madero Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 43 km
Catarina San Marcos Guatemala Village5 3000 people 26 km
Tuxtla Chico Chiapas Mexico Village5 7100 people 29 km
Ocós San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 30 km
Malacatán San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 31 km
Huehuetán Chiapas Mexico City 7000 people 31 km
Salvador Urbina Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 32 km
El Amparo San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 33 km
El Tumbador San Marcos Guatemala Village5 7400 people 40 km
Seccion Pacaya Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 - 42 km
Huixtla Chiapas Mexico City 29000 people 45 km
San Rafael San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 46 km
Santa Clara San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 52 km
Flores Costa Cuca Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 11000 people 53 km
La Zacualpa Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 57 km
Jesús la Bomba Retalhuleu Guatemala Village5 - 59 km
Colomba Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 18000 people 62 km
El Arenal Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 63 km
Champerico Retalhuleu Guatemala City 7600 people 67 km
Retalhuleu Retalhuleu Guatemala City 43000 people 71 km
Acapetagua Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 71 km
Pucá Retalhuleu Guatemala Village5 - 74 km
Puerta Privada Retalhuleu Guatemala Village5 - 74 km
Nueva Candalaria Retalhuleu Guatemala Village5 - 75 km
Doña Maria Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 76 km
Boxomá Retalhuleu Guatemala Village5 - 77 km
Flores Magón Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 90 km
Patut Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 93 km
Mapastepec Chiapas Mexico City 15000 people 98 km
Bracitos Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 99 km
Bolivia Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 111 km
Sibinal San Marcos Guatemala Village5 1600 people 51 km
Lazaro Cárdenas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 53 km
Pueblo Nuevo Chiapas Mexico City - 58 km
Tacaná San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 58 km
Sanajabá San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 59 km
San Marcos San Marcos Guatemala Village5 25000 people 60 km
San Sebastián San Marcos Guatemala Village4 - 60 km
San José Ixjoyón San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 63 km
Las Majadas San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 66 km
Motozintla Chiapas Mexico City 18000 people 67 km
Concepción Tutuapa San Marcos Guatemala Village5 1100 people 72 km
Río Blanco San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 73 km
San Juan Ostuncalco Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 - 74 km
Escuintla Chiapas Mexico Village5 8900 people 76 km
Finca Los Ángeles Retalhuleu Guatemala Village5 - 78 km
Vixbén Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 - 78 km
San Miguel Ixtahuacán San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 82 km
Cuyotenango Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 10000 people 82 km
San Felipe Suchitepequez Guatemala Village5 8800 people 83 km
Santa María Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 - 84 km
Quezaltenango Quezaltenango Guatemala Major city 110000 people 84 km
San Carlos Totonicapan Guatemala Village5 - 85 km
Chejoj Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 85 km
Quequesiguán San Marcos Guatemala Village5 - 87 km
Boquerón Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 88 km
Siltepec Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 88 km
Mazatenango Suchitepequez Guatemala City 36000 people 89 km
San Lorenzo Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 2100 people 91 km
Pologuá Totonicapán Guatemala Village5 - 91 km
Cantel Quezaltenango Guatemala Village5 26000 people 92 km
San Pablo Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 93 km
Totonicapán Totonicapán Guatemala Village4 9200 people 94 km
Ixpaltzaj Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 94 km
El Paraíso Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 94 km
Pacayalito Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 95 km
El Trapichillo Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 95 km
Masá Sololá Guatemala Village5 - 97 km
San Antonio Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 98 km
San Rafael Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 99 km
Potrerillo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 100 km
Cushu Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 101 km
Momostenango Totonicapan Guatemala Village5 31000 people 101 km
Santa Isabel Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 101 km
Pasito de la Señora Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 101 km
Piedra Labrada Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 102 km
Santa AnaMalacatán Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 102 km
Cuchumatan Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 103 km
La Mesía Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 103 km
Palenque Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 104 km
Tahuesco Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 105 km
Guadalupe Chiapas Mexico Village5 5000 people 105 km
Lázaro Cárdenas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 106 km
Nahualá Sololá Guatemala Village5 - 106 km
Paso Hondo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 107 km
Santa Clara Sololá Guatemala Village5 - 107 km
Chicacao Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 20000 people 108 km
Huehuetenango Huehuetenango Guatemala Village4 78000 people 108 km
Chicomucelo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 109 km
San Bartolome Jocotenango Totonicapan Guatemala Village5 - 109 km
Todos Santos Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 111 km
San Pedro Sololá Guatemala Village5 - 111 km
Santa Lucía Sololá Guatemala Village5 - 111 km
Aguacatan Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 112 km
Río Bravo Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village4 7500 people 113 km
Nueva Venecia Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 113 km
Candelaria Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 113 km
Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate Escuintla Guatemala Village4 - 114 km
Agua Zarca Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 115 km
Santiago Atitlán Sololá Guatemala City - 116 km
Jericó Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 116 km
Concepción Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 117 km
San Remigio Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 118 km
San Pedro Jocopilas Quiche Guatemala Village5 1000 people 120 km
Benito Juarez Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 120 km
Sololá Sololá Guatemala City 10000 people 120 km
Santa Bárbara Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village5 - 121 km
San Caralampio Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 121 km
Margaritas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 122 km
Los Encuentros Sololá Guatemala Village5 - 124 km
Poza Escuintla Guatemala Village5 - 124 km
Barra Madre Vieja Escuintla Guatemala Village5 - 125 km
Sinaloa Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 126 km
Chinique Quiche Guatemala Village5 2600 people 127 km
Patulul Suchitepéquez Guatemala Village4 13000 people 128 km
Chajbal Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 129 km
Nentón Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 129 km
San Miguel Acatán Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 129 km
Chichicastenango Quiché Guatemala Village4 78000 people 129 km
San Juan Ixcoy Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 2500 people 131 km
Jallenango Chiapas Mexico City - 131 km
El Retiro Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 131 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 132 km
Poza Verde Escuintla Guatemala Village5 - 132 km
Plan de la Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 132 km
Nuevo México Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 133 km
San Sebastián Coatán Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 134 km
Tecojate Escuintla Guatemala Village5 - 135 km
Caña Brava Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 135 km
Soloma Huehuetenango Guatemala Village4 10000 people 136 km
Patzún Chimaltenango Guatemala City 17000 people 138 km
Cocalá Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 158 km
Yula San Juan Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 162 km
Ulutelac Huehuetenango Guatemala Village5 - 173 km
Rabinalá Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 173 km
Macalajau Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 174 km
San Miguel Uspantán Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 174 km
Putul Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 174 km
Cabá Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 175 km
Xebalamguac Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 177 km
Pachalum Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 177 km
San Antonio El Baldio Quiche Guatemala Village5 - 181 km
San Raimundo Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 183 km
Cubulco Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village4 9600 people 183 km
Las Pacayas Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 184 km
Aguacatenango Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 186 km
Estancia de García Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 187 km
San Pedro Chacalaltic Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 188 km
Los Pajales Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 188 km
Pozitos Escuintla Guatemala Village5 - 190 km
Lancetillo Quiché Guatemala Village5 - 191 km
San Antonio Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 192 km
Chibatutuy Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 192 km
Las Pozas Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 193 km
Respingo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 193 km
Amatenango Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 194 km
Teopisca Chiapas Mexico Village5 11000 people 196 km
El Chol Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village5 2300 people 197 km
Pueblo Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 197 km
Rabinal Baja Verapaz Guatemala City 10000 people 198 km
Los Amates Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 199 km
El Pescador Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 199 km
Chiapilla Chiapas Mexico Village5 4100 people 201 km
Saquixim Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 202 km
Santiago Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 203 km
La Independencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 203 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 204 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 204 km
Chato Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 205 km
Cuje Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 205 km
Portaceli Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 206 km
Alfaro Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 207 km
San Cristóbal Verapaz Alta Verapaz Guatemala City - 207 km
Copante Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 207 km
Garibaldi Guatemala Guatemala Village5 - 208 km
El Zapotal Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 208 km
La Esperanza Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 209 km
Chanal Chiapas Mexico Village5 5500 people 209 km
Taxisco Santa Rosa Guatemala Village4 6300 people 212 km
Santa Cruz Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 212 km
El Zapote Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 214 km
Salamá Baja Verapaz Guatemala City 13000 people 217 km
Guazacapán Santa Rosa Guatemala City - 217 km
El Pumpo Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 217 km
Jobo Dulce Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 218 km
Rincon Antonio de Maza Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 220 km
Cobán Alta Verapaz Guatemala City 46000 people 221 km
Cuilapa Santa Rosa Guatemala City 16000 people 222 km
San Cristóbal de Las Casas Chiapas Mexico City 110000 people 222 km
Suchiapa Chiapas Mexico Village5 13000 people 222 km
Yiquiché Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 222 km
Estanzuela Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 223 km
La Sierra Jalapa Guatemala Village5 - 224 km
San Jerónimo Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village4 - 224 km
Casillas Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 8900 people 225 km
Jumaytepeque Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 225 km
Zinacantán Chiapas Mexico Village5 3500 people 225 km
Sanarate El Progreso Guatemala Village5 15000 people 226 km
Chiapa de Corzo Chiapas Mexico City - 227 km
Santa María Ixhuatán Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 227 km
El Tablón El Progreso Guatemala Village5 - 228 km
San Pedro Carchá Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village4 - 228 km
Sacocpur Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 228 km
San Juan Tapalapa Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 229 km
El Valle Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 230 km
Pancoj Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 230 km
La Unión Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 230 km
San Rafael Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 231 km
Morazán El Progreso Guatemala Village5 - 233 km
Chicuxub Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 235 km
Arriaga Chiapas Mexico City 22000 people 235 km
Ixtapa Chiapas Mexico Village5 4500 people 236 km
San Vicente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 236 km
San José Acatempa Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 236 km
Ococingo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 236 km
Billar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 237 km
Uralla Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 238 km
San Clemente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 238 km
Chilascó Baja Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 238 km
Seconón Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 239 km
Chenalhó Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 239 km
Larrainzar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 239 km
San Pedro Santa Rosa Guatemala Village5 - 241 km
Tucurú Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 242 km
Pico de Oro Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 242 km
Platanar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 243 km
La Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 243 km
San Carlos Alzatate Jalapa Guatemala Village5 - 243 km
Ayarza Santa Rosa Guatemala Village4 - 243 km
Soyaló Chiapas Mexico Village5 3200 people 244 km
Sequixpur Alta Verapaz Guatemala Village5 - 245 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Tapachula International TAP 29 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Tapachula 110 0
Retalhuleu 200 Civ. Paved No 4900
Quezaltenango 2363 0
Huehuetenango HUG unknown 0
San Antonio Copalar 1520 0
El Naranjo ENJ unknown 0
San Jose 9 Civ. Paved No 6500
La Aurora GUA 1509 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
Francisco Sarabia 579 0
San Cristobal de Las Casas 2341 0
Coban CBV 1323 Civ. Paved No 2600
Rubelsanto RUV 130 0
Llano San Juan TGZ 1052 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Inta Northeast 155 0
Chiquimula CIQ unknown 0
Palenque PQM 61 0
Tenosique 25 0
Plan de Ayala 91 0
Rio Sucio Highway Strip 491 0
Copan RUY unknown 0
Ciudad Pemex 6 0
Xam XAM unknown 0
Salina Cruz SCX 23 0
Paso Caballos PCG unknown 0
Santa Elena FRS 128 Civ. Paved Yes 10000
Ixtepec Military 50 Civ. Paved Yes 7500
Poptun PON 505 Civ. Unpaved No 6800
Palacios PCH unknown 0
San Pedro Tabasco 46 0
Ixtepec IZT unknown 0
Ilopango International 616 Civ. Paved Yes 7300
Cucuyagua 805 0
Carmelita CMM unknown 0
El Salvador International SAL 31 Civ. Paved Yes 10500
Bananera 40 0
Santa Rosa de Copan SDH unknown 0
Punta Gorda PND unknown 0
El Playon 79 0
Puerto Barrios PBR 10 Civ. Paved No 8900
Dos Lagunas Peten DON unknown 0
Minatitlan Old 27 0
La Carrera 52 0
Bahias de Huatulco International HUX 143 Civ. Paved Yes 8800
Minatitlan MTT 40 Civ. Paved Yes 6800
Independence INB unknown 0
Ramon Villeda Morales SAP 27 Civ. Paved Yes 9200
La Lima 23 0
Las Bajadas VER 29 Civ. Paved Yes 7800

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Puerto Madero MXPMD Mexico
Champerico GTCHR Guatemala
Playa Grande Guatemala
San Jose GTSJO Guatemala
San Jose GTSJO Guatemala
Puerto Quetzail GTPRQ Guatemala
Acajutla SVAQJ El Salvador
Concepcion Mexico
Salina Cruz MXSCX Mexico
La Libertad SVLLD El Salvador
Livingston GTLIV Guatemala
Santo Tomas de Castilla GTSTC Guatemala
Puerto Barrios GTPBR Guatemala
Frontera MXFRN Mexico
Minatitlan MXMTT Mexico
Puerto El Triunfo El Salvador
Vera Cruz MXVER Mexico

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