Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 10:38 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, 8 September 04:49 UTC, which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 10:38 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Sep 10:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 23 10:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Date & time: 23 Sep 2017 10:38:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.8°N / 94.18°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SW of Paredón (pop: 6,130)
56 km (35 mi) S of Chahuite (pop: 9,840)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
64 km (40 mi) S of El Espinal (pop: 7,620)
69 km (43 mi) SSE of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410)
414 km (257 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
662 km (411 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.873 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.874 km- 48km SW of Paredon, MexicoUSGS

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Guatemala City (415.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
654.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : fue muy débil (reported through our app)
Villahermosa, Tabasco (278.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1476.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Tonalá / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : sacudida leve y rápida.
157.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (301.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 203 km NE of epicenter) : Se meció futuro corto, pero con lo que está pasando en México, asusta. (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 671 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió muy ligero (reported through EMSC)
Nezahualcóyotl (Mexico, 655 km NW of epicenter) : Muy leve sin novedad (reported through EMSC)
Puebla (Mexico, 573 km NW of epicenter) : No me avisó ,seria genial si me pudiera avisar la app (reported through EMSC)
Santa Catarina Juquila (Mexico, 342 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante. También tardó (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 155 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió muy feo, se escuchaba como golpeaba la cabecera de la cama con la pared y al salir se veía cómo se movían los cables, y al sentarse casi a nivel de piso aún me movía. Tardó varios segundos, tal vez un minuto. (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 140 km NE of epicenter) : Si (reported through EMSC)
Baldwin Park (United States, 3136 km NW of epicenter) : I was asleep the windows started shaking (reported through EMSC)
Tijuana (Mexico, 2949 km NW of epicenter) : Estubo fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Morelia (Mexico, 868 km NW of epicenter) : Poco pero lo sentí (reported through EMSC)
Orizaba (Mexico, 468 km NW of epicenter) : Leve el.movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Santa Lucía del Camino (Mexico, 311 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió en oax (reported through EMSC)
San Antonio de la Cal (Mexico, 309 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió aca en oaxaca (reported through EMSC)
San Baltazar Chichicápam (Mexico, 277 km NW of epicenter) : Sentí un terremoto andaba dormido y m despertó el ruido de las ventanas (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo Albarradas (Mexico, 266 km NW of epicenter) : Este temblor si fue sentido!!! (reported through EMSC)
Manuel Lazos (Mexico, 226 km E of epicenter) : Rapido y leve (reported through EMSC)
Tapachula de Córdova y Ordoñez (Mexico, 222 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió poco pero se sintió (reported through EMSC)
San Cristóbal de las Casas (Mexico, 195 km NE of epicenter) : se sintió un poco fuertesito (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 160 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte pero tardo 5 segundos y paro (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 125 km NE of epicenter) : Si me asuste sali de la casa (reported through EMSC)
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico, 123 km NW of epicenter) : Pues al pateser, seguiran los dias de alarma. (reported through EMSC)
Cintalapa de Figueroa (Mexico, 117 km N of epicenter) : Aún estábamos durmiendo (reported through EMSC)
Cintalapa de Figueroa (Mexico, 117 km N of epicenter) : Movimienro. fuerte sin tirar objetos (reported through EMSC)
San Bernardino (Mexico, 654 km NW of epicenter) : Apenas y pude percibirlo , estoy cerca de la cdmx , y supongo fue porque no llego a tocar a Puebla el sismo (reported through EMSC)
Oaxaca (Mexico, 312 km NW of epicenter) : I woke up because it. I am at Oaxaca City (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 165 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 162 km NE of epicenter) : Estuvo tranquilo (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 158 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte. Pero algo muy rápido (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 157 km NE of epicenter) : Corto y débil se sintió... (reported through EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico, 126 km NW of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico, 124 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante pero fue muy rápido (reported through EMSC)
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