Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 14:40 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Sep 14:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.53°N / 94.34°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
668 km (415 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 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 5.0||10 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 5.0||60 km||- 84km SW of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
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