Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 02:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Sep 02:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.89°N / 94.78°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
606 km (376 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||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 5.1||60 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 5.1||51 km||- 64km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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