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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6.010 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
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.
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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