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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 8 September 2017

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 8 September 2017

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 8 September 2017
Sep 8 08:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Fri, 8 Sep 08:34:29 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.18°N / 94.11°W
Nearest volcano: Tacana (203 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 8 Sep
Fri, 8 Sep 08:34 UTCM 5.3 / 70 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 08:34 UTCM 5.3 / 68.1 km- 80km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Ciudad de México / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cancun / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(369 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
San Cristobal de las casas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 8 Sep 08:42 UTCM 4.5 / 67.4 km - [info] (192 km)- 76km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 09:08 UTCM 4.5 / 45 km - [info] (237 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 09:10 UTCM 4.6 / 79.3 km - [info] (229 km)- 68km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 09:12 UTCM 4.6 / 52.1 km - [info] (251 km)- 93km SW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 10:18 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (252 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Cancun mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Fri, 8 Sep 11:06 UTCM 4.3 / 52 km - [info] (234 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 11:11 UTCM 4.5 / 36.6 km - [info] (255 km)- off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 11:25 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (230 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza Centro (510.3 km SW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Fri, 8 Sep 11:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (218 km)Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 11:51 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (256 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 12:03 UTCM 4.5 / 34.5 km - [info] (249 km)- 63km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 12:06 UTCM 5.2 / 57 km - [info] (187 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Zamora Michoacán (973.1 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Guatemala Stadt / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Fri, 8 Sep 12:46 UTCM 4.7 / 16 km - [info] (244 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 14:16 UTCM 4.6 / 50 km - [info] (204 km)- 65km S of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 14:24 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (179 km)Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 14:40 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (236 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 14:44 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (228 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 16:08 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (256 km)- 126km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 16:08 UTCM 5.0 / 2 km - [info] (177 km)5.0 OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 16:12 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (244 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Livingston, Izabal, Guatemala (604.1 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Fri, 8 Sep 16:14 UTCM 4.8 / 53 km - [info] (282 km)- 98km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 16:19 UTCM 5.0 / 52 km - [info] (224 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Anton Lizardo (Mexico) (453 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy demorado casi 3 minutos... (via EMSC)
Fri, 8 Sep 16:42 UTCM 4.8 / 62 km - [info] (186 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 17:02 UTCM 5.0 / 71 km - [info] (254 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 17:32 UTCM 4.3 / 53 km - [info] (231 km)- 92km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Sep 17:52 UTCM 4.3 / 62 km - [info] (191 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 18:00 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (232 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 18:24 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (246 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 19:06 UTCM 4.7 / 56 km - [info] (194 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
(638.4 km W from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Fri, 8 Sep 20:09 UTCM 4.5 / 15 km - [info] (268 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:13 UTCM 4.2 / 55 km - [info] (253 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:27 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (266 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:31 UTCM 4.9 / 80 km - [info] (202 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:39 UTCM 4.5 / 58 km - [info] (218 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:52 UTCM 4.8 / 16 km - [info] (260 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 21:57 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (270 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 22:14 UTCM 4.5 / 19 km - [info] (246 km)OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 22:28 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (212 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 22:54 UTCM 4.3 / 41 km - [info] (229 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 23:10 UTCM 4.2 / 16 km - [info] (231 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 8 Sep 23:22 UTCM 4.1 / 39.8 km - [info] (222 km)- 106km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 9 Sep (9 earthquakes)
Sat, 9 Sep 00:04 UTCM 4.5 / 70 km - [info] (166 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 9 Sep 00:47 UTCM 4.4 / 25.1 km - [info] (233 km)- 62km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 9 Sep 01:06 UTCM 4.1 / 75 km - [info] (163 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 9 Sep 01:14 UTCM 4.1 / 45.6 km - [info] (205 km)- 72km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 9 Sep 02:32 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (214 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Sat, 9 Sep 02:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (233 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Sat, 9 Sep 03:08 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (221 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Sat, 9 Sep 04:22 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (212 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 9 Sep 04:34 UTCM 4.2 / 46 km - [info] (256 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

 

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