Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kilómetro 30, 0.5 km northeast of Las Joyas, Mexico, on Monday, 13 February 2017 at 07:29 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kilómetro 30, 0.5 km northeast of Las Joyas, Mexico, on Monday, 13 February 2017 at 07:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 36 km depth

13 Feb 07:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Feb 2017 07:29:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.02°N / 99.74°W (Kilómetro 30, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NE of Las Joyas (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) ENE of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) E of Ocotillo (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of San Isidro Gallinero (El Gallinero) (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.857 km- 10km NNW of El Ocotito, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Acapulco / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rohrenfels (22.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
276.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Acapulco (Mexico, 72 km SW of epicenter) : I was sleeping in bed, had woke up, rolled over then felt the bed sway for about 4-5 seconds then felt and heard a mild clunk/bang. The clunk mildly rattled a couple glasses in the cupboard. This was at approximately 1:35am., dark in the room so I was not able to observe what was occurring. (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kilómetro 30, 0.5 km northeast of Las Joyas, Mexico, on Monday, 13 February 2017 at 07:29 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kilómetro 30, 0.5 km northeast of Las Joyas, Mexico, on Monday, 13 February 2017 at 07:29 (GMT)
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