Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, 8 September 04:49 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 11 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Sep 15:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Sep 9 15:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.5.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2017 03:30:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.56°N / 95.44°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Zaachilac (pop: 222)
60 km (37 mi) S of El Morro (pop: 2,630)
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100)
88 km (54 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100)
107 km (67 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
282 km (175 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
581 km (361 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.360 km- 44km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, MexicoUSGS
M 4.980 km OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
848 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)
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