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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 23 September 2017 - information

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 1.8 km west of Cieneguilla, Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12:53 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 2 weeks earlier.
Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 1.8 km west of Cieneguilla, Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12:53 GMT Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 1.8 km west of Cieneguilla, Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12:53 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Sep 12:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Sep 23 13:02: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2017 12:53:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.76°N / 94.98°W (El Morrito, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.76°S / 85.02°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt43 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoEl Chichón (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities14 km (9 mi) SE of Llano Suchiapa (pop: 2,470) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
189 km (117 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (124 mi) W of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
529 km (329 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 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 kmOaxaca, MexicoGFZ
6.130 km OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
6.19 km- 18km SSE of Matias Romero, MexicoUSGS
6.220 kmOaxaca, Mexico [Land: Mexico]INGV
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico (TEIG/IU network) | Distance from quake: 805 km / 500 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (225)

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19.4087713,-99.0846998 / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Mexico City Eartquake alarm webt iff  
Los Tambos, Belize / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Xochimilco, Mexico City (518.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sonaron las alarmas, se sintió leve, nada que ver con el del martes. (reported through our app)  
Puebla (428.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tlalnepantla, México (537.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Volcan, Chiriquí (1605.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Col.Narvarte Poniente (530.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Benton, Saline, Arkansas (1996.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing here (reported through our app)  
Tlalmanalco Estado de México, México (494.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz (160.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Nogales veracruz (325.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Colonia Nativitas, Benito Juárez Borough, Mexico City (527.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Chalco / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Emiliano Zapata, La Paz, México (512.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
San Cristobal, Chiapas (250.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
En Tlapacoyan se sintió poco / not felt : Se sintió poco  
Cordoba veracruz (312.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City (526 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Wolvega, Netherland (9244.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
San miguel suchixtepec miahuatlan (175.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Iztacalco, Mexico City (524.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cd México / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Casi imperceptible.  
Iztacalco, Mexico City (524.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago juxtlahuaca oaxaca (324.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Valle de sam lorenzo delegacion Iztapapala (517.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Chipilo de fco javier mina (434.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
COYOACAN (520.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Gustavo Adolfo Madero, Mexico City (524.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)  
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Santa Maria, Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca (188.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ciudad de Mexico (529.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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