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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO on Friday, 17 March 2017

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - OAXACA, MEXICO on Friday, 17 March 2017
Date & time: Fri, 17 Mar 14:22:16 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.94°N / 96.16°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: San Martín (311 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Crucecita (Mexico) (20 km S from epicenter)(no details): Loud rumble and some vertical shaking - very quick! Not as loud as previous quakes I've experienced here - Huatulco (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 21 Mar
Tue, 21 Mar 07:04 UTCM 4.1 / 34 km - [info] (331 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Mar
Sun, 26 Mar 21:48 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info] (258 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Cancun / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tue, 28 Mar
Tue, 28 Mar 00:44 UTCM 4.0 / 68 km - [info] (213 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Mar 09:41 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info] (325 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Mar 21:48 UTCM 4.6 / 78 km - [info] (206 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mexico City / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Wed, 29 Mar
Wed, 29 Mar 23:39 UTCM 4.1 / 13 km - [info] (350 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 1 Apr
Sat, 1 Apr 19:31 UTCM 4.4 / 28 km - [info] (235 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 2 Apr
Sun, 2 Apr 10:40 UTCM 4.0 / 11 km - [info] (310 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 2 Apr 13:51 UTCM 4.2 / 116 km - [info] (152 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 3 Apr
Mon, 3 Apr 22:36 UTCM 4.1 / 32 km - [info] (317 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 4 Apr
Tue, 4 Apr 10:11 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] (385 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Apr
Wed, 5 Apr 04:44 UTCM 4.5 / 62 km - [info] (241 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Huatulco Oaxaca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Huatulco Mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A short rumble, woke me from my sleep. Windows rattled and building shook for a few seconds.
crucecita / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Huatulco / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sun, 9 Apr
Sun, 9 Apr 20:12 UTCM 4.2 / 58 km - [info] (331 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 13 Apr
Thu, 13 Apr 13:40 UTCM 4.1 / 5 km - [info] (316 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 08:24 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km - [info] (328 km)OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 16 Apr 09:10 UTCM 4.1 / 63 km - [info] (226 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 23 Apr
Sun, 23 Apr 04:23 UTCM 4.4 / 8 km - [info] (314 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 2 May
Tue, 2 May 19:03 UTCM 4.1 / 98 km - [info] (171 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 3 May
Wed, 3 May 08:44 UTCM 4.1 / 11 km - [info] (345 km)OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 5 May
Fri, 5 May 21:27 UTCM 4.1 / 115 km - [info] (153 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 May 22:01 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km - [info] (308 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 6 May
Sat, 6 May 20:44 UTCM 4.6 / 72 km - [info] (217 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 7 May
Sun, 7 May 19:50 UTCM 4.0 / 97 km - [info] (202 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 May
Mon, 8 May 02:49 UTCM 4.3 / 17 km - [info] (230 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 8 May 14:49 UTCM 4.0 / 99 km - [info] (174 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 May 23:02 UTCM 4.0 / 97 km - [info] (195 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 10 May
Wed, 10 May 03:22 UTCM 4.4 / 82 km - [info] (213 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 May
Sat, 13 May 20:53 UTCM 4.3 / 12 km - [info] (324 km)OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 15 May
Mon, 15 May 22:42 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] (385 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 May
Mon, 22 May 09:29 UTCM 4.1 / 29 km - [info] (251 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 May 11:00 UTCM 4.1 / 27 km - [info] (342 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 May 20:10 UTCM 4.0 / 3 km - [info] (367 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 14 Jun
Wed, 14 Jun 23:58 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (401 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 15 Jul
Sat, 15 Jul 05:30 UTCM 4.1 / 23 km - [info] (301 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 20 Jul
Thu, 20 Jul 19:53 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (305 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 21 Jul
Fri, 21 Jul 07:06 UTCM 4.6 / 14 km - [info] (175 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) (78 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Sun, 23 Jul
Sun, 23 Jul 10:12 UTCM 4.4 / 45 km - [info] (358 km)OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
San Felipe del agua, oaxaca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Crucecita / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mon, 24 Jul
Mon, 24 Jul 00:26 UTCM 4.1 / 123 km - [info] (159 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Jul
Thu, 27 Jul 22:56 UTCM 4.5 / 107.1 km - [info] (170 km)- 11km NNW of Ixhuatan, Mexico[Map]USGS
Fri, 28 Jul
Fri, 28 Jul 10:28 UTCM 4.2 / 8 km - [info] (363 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 28 Jul 17:08 UTCM 4.1 / 81 km - [info] (203 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Aug
Wed, 2 Aug 16:28 UTCM 4.2 / 13 km - [info] (313 km)OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 4 Aug
Fri, 4 Aug 13:33 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] (314 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 5 Aug
Sat, 5 Aug 11:09 UTCM 4.3 / 13 km - [info] (387 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Puerto escondido / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sat, 5 Aug 20:28 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km - [info] (388 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 8 Aug
Tue, 8 Aug 14:29 UTCM 4.2 / 46 km - [info] (357 km)OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 8 Aug 20:22 UTCM 4.0 / 14 km - [info] (287 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 10 Aug
Thu, 10 Aug 05:55 UTCM 4.1 / 17 km - [info] (345 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Aug
Wed, 16 Aug 19:37 UTCM 4.0 / 6 km - [info] (333 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Aug 21:52 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] (337 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

 

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