Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, 8.7 km northeast of La Blanca, Santo Domingo Ingenio, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 18:57 (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 14 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, 8.7 km northeast of La Blanca, Santo Domingo Ingenio, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 18:57 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 19:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2017 18:57:24 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.63°N / 94.62°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) ENE of La Blanca (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmOaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.360 km OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.351 km- 9km WSW of San Dionisio del Mar, MexicoUSGS

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Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico (188.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Extremely light, bed swayed.
Tlalnepantla (Mexico, 570 km NW of epicenter) : Muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 513 km E of epicenter) : Fue raro se sentía en forma circular, se escuchaba agua bajo la casa se oía como un tío revuelto lo que más nos preocupó fue la duración gracias a Dios en mi área no hubieron daños saludos desde Guatemala ciudad de Guatemala. (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, 8.7 km northeast of La Blanca, Santo Domingo Ingenio, Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 18:57 (GMT)
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