Mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 11:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Sep 12:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.81°N / 94.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
615 km (382 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||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.9||60 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.9||59 km||- 62km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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