Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 03:07 (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 22 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 03:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Sep 03:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 10 03:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2017 03:07:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.41°N / 94.49°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Pesqueria Rancho Salinas (San Pedro Tapanatepec) (pop: 593)
98 km (61 mi) SW of Paredón (pop: 6,130)
109 km (68 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
111 km (69 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
114 km (71 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
436 km (271 mi) W of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
665 km (413 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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.758 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.753 km- 80km SW of Paredon, MexicoUSGS

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User reports for this quake (13)

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U.K. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke me from sleep, dreamed about being in earthquake but so far again can't be. So real looked for it
D (676.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tlalnepantla (688.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
337.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Tlalnepantla (Mexico, 685 km NW of epicenter) : Fue muy leve en Tlalnepantla de Baz (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 678 km NW of epicenter) : Otra vez... (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 672 km NW of epicenter) : Fue corto pero sensible (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 672 km NW of epicenter) : Solo un ligero brinco (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 671 km NW of epicenter) : No sonó la alarma sísmica acaba de temblar (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 670 km NW of epicenter) : Temblo de nuevo en la ciudad de México. Se sintió como si una onda de choque hubiese levantado unos centímetros el edificio. (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 666 km NW of epicenter) : Fue un movimiento tipo sacudida que nos alertó ya que vibraron varias cosas de mi casa (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 665 km NW of epicenter) : Se escuchó como algo trono en la calle y sentí me sentí mareada pero fue por el temblor (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 665 km NW of epicenter) : México City, in Coyoacan area. I felt like an elevator in the last floor. (reported through EMSC)
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