Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2017-09-07 23:24:39 -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 35 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2017-09-07 23:24:39 -06:00

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 55 km depth

8 Sep 05:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.5 to 55.1 km.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2017 05:24:39 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-07 23:24:39 -06:00
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 55.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4639°N / 94.3722°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
670 km (416 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (236 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) SW of Isla Aguada Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.255 km- 83km SW of Paredon, MexicoUSGS
M 5.280 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
926.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2017-09-07 23:24:39 -06:00
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