Get our newsletter!
Check out the volcano tours offered by Volcano-Adventures!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
23 Dec 17 - 5 Jan 2018: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
30 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
13-26 Jan 2018: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
28 Jan - 4 Feb 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
17-23 Mar 2018: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
25-29 Mar 2018: Sakurajima Volcano Special - Kyushu (Japan)
28 Apr - 3 May 2018: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
5-13 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-20 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
19-27 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 16 September 2017

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 16 September 2017
Date & time: Sat, 16 Sep 14:18:58 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.35°N / 94.97°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (217 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 16 Sep
Sat, 16 Sep 14:18 UTCM 5.4 / 27.8 km- 10km ENE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Sep 14:18 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmOAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Ocotlán de Morelos (Mexico) (195 km W from epicenter)(no details): Solo un jalón (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 16 Sep 14:36 UTCM 4.5 / 11 km - [info] (280 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) (85 km N from epicenter)(no details): Estuvo algo fuerte (via EMSC)
Sat, 16 Sep 16:00 UTCM 4.3 / 20 km - [info] (281 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 17:07 UTCM 5.0 / 20 km - [info] (284 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 17:46 UTCM 4.0 / 22.3 km - [info] (310 km)- 60km ESE of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 16 Sep 18:58 UTCM 4.3 / 41 km - [info] (247 km)- 66km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 16 Sep 19:35 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (250 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 16 Sep 22:28 UTCM 4.6 / 12 km - [info] (290 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 23:10 UTCM 4.5 / 60 km - [info] (228 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 23:41 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info] (283 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 17 Sep 06:03 UTCM 4.7 / 17 km - [info] (285 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Salina Cruz (Mexico) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte (via EMSC)
Sun, 17 Sep 06:07 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (255 km)Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 17 Sep 13:12 UTCM 4.0 / 55.9 km - [info] (219 km)- 56km SSW of Paredon, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 17 Sep 16:29 UTCM 4.2 / 88 km - [info] (158 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 16:54 UTCM 4.5 / 12 km - [info] (301 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 17:33 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info] (253 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 17:53 UTCM 4.5 / 7 km - [info] (279 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 18:40 UTCM 4.4 / 56 km - [info] (230 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 19:52 UTCM 4.4 / 7 km - [info] (264 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep (15 earthquakes)
Mon, 18 Sep 00:19 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (277 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 00:31 UTCM 4.2 / 16 km - [info] (263 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 02:24 UTCM 4.2 / 9 km - [info] (271 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 06:04 UTCM 4.0 / 54 km - [info] (217 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 07:31 UTCM 4.2 / 50 km - [info] (226 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 08:41 UTCM 4.2 / 17 km - [info] (231 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 12:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (231 km)Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Sep 14:19 UTCM 5.6 / 47 km - [info] (249 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
San miguel. El salvador (703.1 km S from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Mon, 18 Sep 17:25 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info] (272 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:49 UTCM 4.6 / 22 km - [info] (291 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:53 UTCM 4.3 / 15 km - [info] (295 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:57 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info] (292 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 19:51 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (268 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Sep 21:16 UTCM 4.5 / 26 km - [info] (260 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 23:29 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km - [info] (266 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep (10 earthquakes)
Tue, 19 Sep 00:59 UTCM 4.4 / 16 km - [info] (285 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 01:23 UTCM 4.1 / 47 km - [info] (265 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 03:26 UTCM 4.4 / 8 km - [info] (276 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 05:21 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info] (259 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 06:15 UTCM 4.0 / 49 km - [info] (212 km)OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 07:03 UTCM 4.7 / 67 km - [info] (231 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Tonalá Chiapas (90.3 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Tue, 19 Sep 07:20 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (278 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 09:29 UTCM 4.2 / 66 km - [info] (226 km)OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 21:13 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (263 km)Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
[Map]
GFZ
Naucalpan, Estado de México / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Estado de Mexico (673.1 km SW from epicenter) / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Poza rica veracruz (643.4 km S from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Senti como si me mareaba pero no pq se movian los estantes de la tienda levemente y los postes de luz. (via app)
Tue, 19 Sep 23:11 UTCM 4.6 / 64.8 km - [info] (213 km)- 15km SW of San Dionisio del Mar, Mexico
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 20 Sep (6 earthquakes)
Wed, 20 Sep 03:28 UTCM 4.6 / 49 km - [info] (221 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 20 Sep 04:15 UTCM 4.7 / 16 km - [info] (282 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Fuerstenfeldbruck / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Several week pulses round 04.25 local time. A tak tak tak kind of feeling at half asecond intervalls ---possible?????
Wed, 20 Sep 04:49 UTCM 4.4 / 44 km - [info] (250 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Sep 08:13 UTCM 4.6 / 31 km - [info] (262 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 20 Sep 14:37 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info] (277 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Yajalón (Mexico) (343 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue algo feo (via EMSC)
Wed, 20 Sep 23:54 UTCM 4.1 / 23 km - [info] (285 km)OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 21 Sep
Thu, 21 Sep 11:44 UTCM 4.8 / 105 km - [info] (144 km)CHIAPAS, MEXICO
[Map]
EMSC

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: