Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 17 km southwest of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 16:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 2 km depth
8 Sep 16:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.94°N / 93.97°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SE of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
670 km (416 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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