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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO on Saturday, 16 September 2017

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO on Saturday, 16 September 2017
Date & time: Sat, 16 Sep 16:00:13 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.71°N / 95.22°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (281 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 (8 earthquakes)
Sat, 16 Sep 17:07 UTCM 5.0 / 20 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 17:46 UTCM 4.0 / 22.3 km - [info]- 60km ESE of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Sep 18:58 UTCM 4.3 / 41 km - [info]- 66km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Sep 19:35 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Sat, 16 Sep 21:32 UTCM 4.1 / 27.7 km - [info]- 113km SSW of Paredon, Mexico[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Sep 22:28 UTCM 4.6 / 12 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 23:10 UTCM 4.5 / 60 km - [info]OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Sep 23:41 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 (10 earthquakes)
Sun, 17 Sep 03:47 UTCM 4.3 / 39 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 06:03 UTCM 4.7 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 06:07 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Sun, 17 Sep 13:12 UTCM 4.0 / 55.9 km - [info]- 56km SSW of Paredon, Mexico[Map]USGS
Sun, 17 Sep 16:29 UTCM 4.2 / 88 km - [info]OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 16:54 UTCM 4.5 / 12 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 17:33 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 17:53 UTCM 4.5 / 7 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 18:40 UTCM 4.4 / 56 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 19:52 UTCM 4.4 / 7 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 (22 earthquakes)
Mon, 18 Sep 00:19 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 00:31 UTCM 4.2 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 01:01 UTCM 4.2 / 15 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 01:39 UTCM 4.2 / 16 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 01:50 UTCM 4.2 / 48 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 02:24 UTCM 4.2 / 9 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 06:04 UTCM 4.0 / 54 km - [info]OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 07:31 UTCM 4.2 / 50 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 08:41 UTCM 4.2 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 12:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Sep 13:41 UTCM 4.3 / 20 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 14:19 UTCM 5.6 / 47 km - [info]Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Sep 15:13 UTCM 4.8 / 16 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 15:59 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:25 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:49 UTCM 4.6 / 22 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:53 UTCM 4.3 / 15 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 17:57 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 19:51 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Sep 21:16 UTCM 4.5 / 26 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 22:13 UTCM 4.2 / 39 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Sep 23:29 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 (10 earthquakes)
Tue, 19 Sep 00:59 UTCM 4.4 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 01:11 UTCM 4.3 / 19 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 01:23 UTCM 4.1 / 47 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 01:45 UTCM 4.4 / 19 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 03:26 UTCM 4.4 / 8 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 05:21 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 06:15 UTCM 4.0 / 49 km - [info]OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 07:03 UTCM 4.7 / 67 km - [info]Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Tue, 19 Sep 07:20 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Sep 07:53 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info]Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico[Map]GFZ

 

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