Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 05:44 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, 8 September 2017 04:49 GMT, which had occurred 55 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 05:44 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 05:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2017 05:44:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.86°N / 94.55°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SSE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of El Espinal (pop: 7,820) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Santa Maria Mixtequilla (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SE of San Pedro Comitancillo (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) ESE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ESE of San Miguel Tenango (pop: 640) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of San Pedro Huamelula (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Asuncion Tlacolulita (pop: 540) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Villa Corzo (Centro) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SW of Berriozabal (Berriozábal) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SW of San Fernando (pop: 9,650) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SW of Copainala (Copainalá) (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
627 km (389 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (225 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) SW of Isla Aguada Island --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSE of San Juan de Ulua Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 5.110 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.026 km- 64km S of San Francisco del Mar, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Puebla, México (523.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Puebla (532.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Cancun / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 05:44 (GMT)
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