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

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km southwest of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 08:34 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, September, 8 2017 04:49 GMT, which had occurred 4 hours earlier.
Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km southwest of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 08:34 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 08:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 8 08:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sep 8, 2017 08:34:29 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.18°N / 94.11°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.18°S / 85.89°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Cayetano) (pop: 983) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
712 km (442 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.010 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
5.370 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
5.368 km- 80km SW of Tres Picos, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Ciudad de México / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cancun / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez (369 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Cristobal de las casas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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