Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 126 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 15:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
10 Sep 15:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.21°N / 94.57°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) SSW of Portillo Guayaba (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
674 km (419 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||20 km||OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.6||61 km||- 86km SSW of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
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