Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 22:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Sep 22:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.35°N / 94.07°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
703 km (437 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||40 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 5.0||26 km||- 68km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico||USGS|
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