Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 29 September 2017 at 04:00 (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 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 29 September 2017 at 04:00 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Sep 04:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 29 04:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Date & time: 29 Sep 2017 04:00:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.82°N / 94.14°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Cabeza de Toro (Tonalá) (pop: 3,410)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 15,100)
147 km (91 mi) SSW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
160 km (99 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
203 km (126 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
203 km (126 mi) SSE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
391 km (243 mi) W of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
737 km (458 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!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 5.640 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.622 km- 119km SSW of Tres Picos, MexicoUSGS

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User reports for this quake (27)

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Wolvega, Netherland (9363.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Minatitlan Veracruz (356.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No senti el temblor (reported through our app)
Minatitlan, Veracruz / not felt : No senti el temblor
Naucalpan de Juárez (Mexico, 744 km NW of epicenter) : No se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 734 km NW of epicenter) : Que suene la alerta a la hora k esta sucediendo el temblor por que siempre suena después de 3 horas por favor (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 718 km NW of epicenter) : No sentí nada (reported through EMSC)
Macuspana (Mexico, 360 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió el sismo en un tiempo corto y sólo una sacudida (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 785 km NW of epicenter) : Loko (reported through EMSC)
Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl (Mexico, 656 km NW of epicenter) : Si lo sentí... (reported through EMSC)
Cholula de Rivadabia (Mexico, 643 km NW of epicenter) : Imperceptible en puebla (reported through EMSC)
Córdoba (Mexico, 535 km NW of epicenter) : Ya no estoy seguro de cuano tiembla y cuando no (reported through EMSC)
Veracruz (Mexico, 522 km NW of epicenter) : En el puerto de Veracruz no sentimos nada. (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 236 km NE of epicenter) : Acaba de temblar (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 742 km NW of epicenter) : Ciudad de México . Absolutamente nada (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 734 km NW of epicenter) : No sentí nada en la CDMX (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 728 km NW of epicenter) : Avisen (reported through EMSC)
Nezahualcóyotl (Mexico, 719 km NW of epicenter) : En nezahualcoyotl yo no lo sentí nada (reported through EMSC)
Cuernavaca (Mexico, 702 km NW of epicenter) : No se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Tehuacán (Mexico, 529 km NW of epicenter) : Imperceptible. (reported through EMSC)
Oaxaca (Mexico, 370 km NW of epicenter) : No lo sentí (reported through EMSC)
Puebla (Mexico, 634 km NW of epicenter) : En puebla casi imperceptible (reported through EMSC)
Orizaba (Mexico, 541 km NW of epicenter) : Yo no lo senti orizaba ver (reported through EMSC)
Orizaba (Mexico, 539 km NW of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)
San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec (Mexico, 411 km NW of epicenter) : Imperceptible (reported through EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico, 265 km W of epicenter) : Santa Maria Huatulco. Sintió el temblor. (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 218 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió levemte. (reported through EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico, 184 km NW of epicenter) : Muy leve (reported through EMSC)
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