Mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southwest of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 06:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Sep 06:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.01°N / 94.76°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
599 km (372 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.7||52 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 5.0||56 km||- 40km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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