Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km southwest of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2017-09-07 23:17:43 -06:00

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 28 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km southwest of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2017-09-07 23:17:43 -06:00

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 60 km depth

8 Sep 05:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 36 minutes.
Sep 8 13:22: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 41.3 to 59.7 km.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2017 05:17:43 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-07 23:17:43 -06:00
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 59.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6014°N / 94.4893°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
650 km (404 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) SW of Isla Aguada Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.360 km- 72km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, MexicoUSGS
M 5.465 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km southwest of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2017-09-07 23:17:43 -06:00
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