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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 24 September 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 8.1 quake: Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico on Fri, 8 Sep 04h49, which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 24 September 2017
Sep 24 10:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 66.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 24 September 2017 10:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4°N / 94.02°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (211 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^12 J (2.21 GWh / 1898 tons of TNT / 0.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Sun, 24 Sep 10:06 UTCM 5.7 / 60 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
Sun, 24 Sep 10:06 UTCM 5.7 / 60.1 km- 71km SSW of Paredon, MexicoUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(325.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(208.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Wolvega, Netherland (9304.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Los Tambos, Belize / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
chiapas, mexico (208.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
rafael lara grajales / not felt
Ixtapan de la Sal (Mexico) (705 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Omg (via EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico) (696 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve very email (via EMSC)
Cuautla (Mexico) (640 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí (via EMSC)
San Pedro (Mexico) (212 km E from epicenter)(no details): Estaba durmiendo y de repente escuche mis ventanas, hacían demasiado ruido y me levante, abrí la puerta y se calló un plato en la cocina solamente, estoy bien (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (594 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí (via EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico) (146 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte no deja dormir ya las replicas por doquier pipjijiapan pochutla puebla ahora chiapas mmmm (via EMSC)
Cuauhtémoc (Mexico) (697 km NW from epicenter)(no details): ESTABA DORMIDO, NO LO SENTÍ (via EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico) (697 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No lo senti. (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (667 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy poco (via EMSC)
Oaxaca (Mexico) (335 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí.... (via EMSC)
Tapachula (Mexico) (203 km E from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (184 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Estabamos durmiendo , la intensidad del movimiento nos despertó. Sin daños materiales de ni gun tipo (via EMSC)
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) (151 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Estaba por quedar dormido despues de terminar mi guardia (via EMSC)
Motozintla (Mexico) (198 km E from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió pero sonó la alarma (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (187 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve pero se activaron las alarmas de sismo. (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (184 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (184 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue leve el sismo. (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (181 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Acaba de etmplar en Chiapas estuvo fuerte y tardó un poco (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (180 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se percibio el movimiento (via EMSC)
Berriozábal (Mexico) (179 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentí un temblor en chiapas México hace un minuto (via EMSC)
Berriozábal (Mexico) (177 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No estuvo fuertisimo pero si se sintió como se movian las cosas (via EMSC)
Tonalá (Mexico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Estamos bien (via EMSC)
Tonalá (Mexico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Son replicas del terremoto del 19 de este mes (via EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico) (706 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí (via EMSC)
Tonalá (Mexico) (89 km N from epicenter)(no details): Woken by tremor (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Chico (Mexico) (203 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fue horrible (via EMSC)
Tapachula de Córdova y Ordoñez (Mexico) (195 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte, me desperto. (via EMSC)
San Cristóbal de las Casas (Mexico) (188 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sono la alarma sismica (via EMSC)
Huixtla (Mexico) (166 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (156 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento leve (via EMSC)
El Espinal (Mexico) (155 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sin dormir, demasiadas réplicas . (via EMSC)

 

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