Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 at 05:30 (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 4 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 at 05:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Oct 05:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Oct 2017 05:30:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.46°N / 94.09°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Playa del Sol (pop: 69)
70 km (43 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130)
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400)
94 km (58 mi) S of Chahuite (pop: 9,840)
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
178 km (111 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
693 km (431 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 4.967 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 4.962 km- 66km SW of Tres Picos, MexicoUSGS

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600.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : I was laying on my bed and felt nothing.
Villahermosa, Tab. (301.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Cuautla (Mexico, 650 km NW of epicenter) : Vivraron los cristales de mi ventana cuautla MORELOS (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 179 km NE of epicenter) : Nos desperto. (reported through EMSC)
Heroica Cárdenas (Mexico, 298 km N of epicenter) : Un movimiento leve... (reported through EMSC)
Mapastepec (Mexico, 119 km E of epicenter) : Algo fuerte pero no pasó a mayores (reported through EMSC)
La Venta (Mexico, 298 km NW of epicenter) : Algo leve (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 162 km NE of epicenter) : No para nada (reported through EMSC)
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