Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km southwest of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 11:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Sep 11:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.06°N / 94.76°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
595 km (370 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 5.0||10 km||5.0 OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.8||68 km||- 20km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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