Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 644 km southeast of Mexico City, on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 at 20:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
12 Sep 20:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.37°N / 94.8°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
644 km (400 mi) SE of Mexico City (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||16 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.3||53 km||- 62km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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