Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO, on Saturday, 16 September 2017 at 17:07 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
16 Sep 17:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.7°N / 95.25°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312)
53 km (33 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
64 km (40 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730)
69 km (43 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100)
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
97 km (60 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400)
219 km (136 mi) SE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000)
584 km (363 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||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.5||38 km||- 11km SSW of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
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