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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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Sep 05:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
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!
55 km (34 mi) S of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> 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!
627 km (389 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||10 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.9||40 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 5.0||26 km||- 64km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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)