Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 11:25 (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 7 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 11:25 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 11:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 8 11:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.5.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2017 11:25:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.77°N / 94.77°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) S of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
616 km (382 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) SW of Isla Aguada Island --> See nearby quakes!
409 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: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) 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 5.510 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.040 km OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.033 km- 49km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza Centro (510.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 11:25 (GMT)
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