Mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 71 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 03:08 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Sep 03:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.88°N / 94.61°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) S of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
620 km (386 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.9||80 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.9||57 km||- offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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