Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 107 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 05:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Sep 05:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.34°N / 94.7°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
654 km (406 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (325 mi) SW of Isla Aguada Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||10 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 5.2||60 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 5.2||65 km||- 75km SSW of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
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