Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Miguel Hidalgo Numero Dos (Veinte de Noviembre), Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 18 September 2017 at 14:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
18 Sep 14:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.36°N / 94.42°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
674 km (419 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SW of Chinal Island --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) SW of Isla Aguada Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.6||47 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 5.6||10 km||- 108km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
|M 5.6||10 km||OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 6.0||9.8 km||Near coast of Oaxaca, Mexico [Sea: Mexico]||INGV|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San miguel. El salvador (703.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)