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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 17 February 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 17 February 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: Oaxaca, Mexico on Fri, 16 Feb 23h39, which had occurred 57 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 17 February 2018
Date & time: Saturday, 17 February 2018 00:36 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.12°N / 97.82°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (329 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Cuernavaca Morelos / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Germany, Bielefeld / not felt: I am earthquake sensitive.I hear a hectic hum some hours before there is a strong earthquake somewhere in the world. The hum gets more hectic at the exact time of the quake and it stops when the quake is over.I could not hear this hum before 2016, it began a few weeks before Amatrice earthquake, became very hectic in the exact moment of Amatrice earthquake and stopped when the quake was over. I heard it during Peking quake, and it is very strange that I heard it so far away in Germany. I heard t
Jiutepec, Morelos / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Strong shaking MM V1
(84.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. Die Gebäude haben stark geschwankt und viele Leute rannten raus auf die Strasse. Es gab auch noch einige Nachbeben
(396.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Apenas percibido
(389.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Solo leve movimiento desde el poniente de la Ciudad de México.
(392.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(320.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Scary to know the building might fall over you. September 19 on my mind still
(801.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Oaxaca de juarez / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(392.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Veracruz poblado de tepiscolhoyo / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Puerto de Veracruz, México (380.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(321.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
panama city / not felt
Toluca México / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tehuacán, Puebla / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Un jalón se sintio
Puebla / MMI IV (Light shaking): Mucho más leve que el anterior
Oaxaca d e JuarezOaxaca / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Building creaked and settled.
Cuahutemoc, MExico City / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (391 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero si se sintió (via EMSC)
San Francisco Tetlanohcan (Mexico) (341 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Acapulco (Mexico) (236 km W from epicenter)(no details): Réplica (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (454 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió levemente (via EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico) (389 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió muy leve en Ecatepec, Estado de México (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (385 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Un ligero movimiento. Nada significativo. Imperceptible si se estaba en movimiento. (via EMSC)
De los Deportes (Mexico) (383 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Acaba de volver a sentirse un temblor en Ciudad de México. Yo estoy en la colonia Nochebuena. Fue de internet dudas moderada como a las 6:40pm (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (371 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentimos un movimiento como réplica en este momento (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (367 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue como la sensacion que queda de seguir temblando despues de un sismo fuerte. (via EMSC)
Chiautempan (Mexico) (349 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sólo lo sentí leve (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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