Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 723 km southeast of Mexico City, on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 at 07:53 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, 8 September 2017 04:49 GMT, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 723 km southeast of Mexico City, on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 at 07:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Sep 08:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Sep 19 08:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.6.
Date & time: 19 Sep 2017 07:53:11 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.99°N / 94.16°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
723 km (449 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SW of Chinal 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
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.610 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 5.447 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.450 km- 98km SSW of Tres Picos, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guatemala City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Estado der mexico / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 723 km southeast of Mexico City, on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 at 07:53 (GMT)
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