Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 05:03 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Sep 05:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.66°N / 93.11°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.66°S / 86.89°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SW of Las Brisas del Huayate (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop: 756) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Buenos Aires (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Francisco I. Madero (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSW of Acapeteahua (pop: 6,190) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
831 km (516 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.5||10 km||Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|4.7||60 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
|4.7||65 km||- 65km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico||USGS|
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