Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO, on Sunday, 10 September 2017 at 15:28 (GMT)
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 (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) SSW of Portillo Guayaba (pop: 10)
126 km (79 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
131 km (81 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100)
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
232 km (144 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
674 km (419 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
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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