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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 12 October 2017

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 12 October 2017
Date & time: Thu, 12 Oct 00:44:18 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.73°N / 97.46°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (257 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Thu, 12 Oct 00:44 UTCM 4.8 / 40 kmOAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 12 Oct 00:44 UTCM 4.8 / 54.4 km- 23km NE of Santa Catarina Mechoacan, Mexico[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(78.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Cdmx (342.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Sur Cd. de México (336.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Sólo se movieron algunos colgantes (via app)
(318.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Se sintió en un cuarto piso, estaba acostado y sentí un pequeño jalón. (via app)
(274.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Estaba sentado, quieto y tranquilo y no se sintió. I didn't feel it, I was sitting and quiet.
Espiritu Santo-Barrio- (Mexico) (373 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No sentí nada. (via EMSC)
Naucalpan de Juárez (Mexico) (371 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
San Lorenzo (Mexico) (350 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió en iztapalapa (via EMSC)
Tehuacán (Mexico) (227 km N from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (393 km NW from epicenter)(no details): en el libramento de toluca se sintio como la chingada....se me cambio de carrul el carro (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (384 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No sé percibe en el norte de ciudad de México (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (358 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Tlalpan Cdmx no se percibió el sismo (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (384 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí muy leve poco perceptible al norte la cd de México (via EMSC)
Naucalpan de Juárez (Mexico) (382 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Alguien que me recomiende una App donde si lleguen las alertas a tiempo? SkyAlert también anda mal, gracias. (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (382 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve? (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (379 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (379 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Estoy en la colonia Tacuba delegación Miguel Hidalgo y no se sintió (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (377 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Norte de la Cd. De Mex. Fue muy leve casi imperceptible. (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (376 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sólo sonó, no se sintió (via EMSC)
Nezahualcóyotl (Mexico) (375 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Apenas perceptible. (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (374 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió (via EMSC)
Nezahualcóyotl (Mexico) (373 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió en la ciudad de mexico (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (369 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (366 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No supe si fui yo o realmente lo sentí, pero fue un movimiento casi imperceptible (via EMSC)
Los Reyes Acaquilpan (Mexico) (361 km NW from epicenter)(no details): no se persivio (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (360 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Imperceptible pero sonó la alerta en el celular. (via EMSC)
San Lorenzo (Mexico) (358 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentimos en Iztapalapa (via EMSC)
Cuernavaca (Mexico) (327 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Si no ma estuvo feo (via EMSC)
Tehuacán (Mexico) (238 km N from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve en tehuacan puebla (via EMSC)
Centro (Mexico) (87 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Lebe (via EMSC)
Puerto Escondido (Mexico) (86 km SE from epicenter)(no details): No sé sintió (via EMSC)
Santa María Huazolotitlán (Mexico) (21 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sentí un temblor fuerte (via EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (486 km E from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (366 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue de 5.1 (via EMSC)
Ixtapaluca (Mexico) (336 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 10 seconds a quickly and short shake (via EMSC)
Cuernavaca (Mexico) (316 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No se sintio (via EMSC)
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza (Mexico) (291 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sin activación del sistema de alertamiento sísmico (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Tue, 17 Oct 15:13 UTCM 4.1 / 20 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 21 Oct 2017
Sat, 21 Oct 16:58 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Oaxaca, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Mon, 23 Oct 01:25 UTCM 4.2 / 29 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Thu, 26 Oct 09:30 UTCM 4.0 / 51 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Sat, 28 Oct 11:31 UTCM 4.6 / 19.1 km - [info]- 24km NW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Mexico[Map]USGS
Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Mon, 30 Oct 15:03 UTCM 4.1 / 5 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Tue, 31 Oct 12:07 UTCM 4.8 / 5 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 31 Oct 12:49 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 2 Nov 2017
Thu, 2 Nov 17:36 UTCM 4.0 / 26 km - [info]GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 3 Nov 2017
Fri, 3 Nov 03:55 UTCM 4.0 / 8 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 5 Nov 2017
Sun, 5 Nov 04:09 UTCM 4.2 / 8 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 5 Nov 16:53 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 7 Nov 2017
Tue, 7 Nov 02:25 UTCM 4.3 / 56 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 8 Nov 2017
Wed, 8 Nov 22:09 UTCM 4.0 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 11 Nov 2017
Sat, 11 Nov 02:33 UTCM 4.3 / 4 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Mon, 13 Nov 06:04 UTCM 4.2 / 71 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Wed, 15 Nov 22:46 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Tue, 21 Nov 13:45 UTCM 4.2 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Nov 2017
Thu, 30 Nov 03:20 UTCM 4.5 / 35.7 km - [info]- 21km SSW of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico[Map]USGS
Thu, 30 Nov 04:47 UTCM 4.2 / 35 km - [info]- 10km SW of Ometepec, Mexico[Map]USGS
Thu, 30 Nov 05:55 UTCM 4.4 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 1 Dec 2017
Fri, 1 Dec 05:03 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 5 Dec 2017
Tue, 5 Dec 21:56 UTCM 4.1 / 30 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 13 Dec 2017
Wed, 13 Dec 09:56 UTCM 4.0 / 59 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Sat, 16 Dec 08:18 UTCM 4.0 / 46 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Dec 08:26 UTCM 4.2 / 62 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Sun, 17 Dec 22:04 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Tue, 19 Dec 08:29 UTCM 4.2 / 62 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Dec 2017
Thu, 21 Dec 03:23 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Dec 04:06 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Dec 15:37 UTCM 4.0 / 6 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Dec 2017
Fri, 22 Dec 00:43 UTCM 4.0 / 4 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Dec 2017
Sun, 24 Dec 06:59 UTCM 4.1 / 42 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 25 Dec 2017
Mon, 25 Dec 05:45 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 28 Dec 2017
Thu, 28 Dec 20:12 UTCM 4.4 / 11 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 29 Dec 2017
Fri, 29 Dec 08:53 UTCM 4.0 / 59 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 31 Dec 2017
Sun, 31 Dec 10:07 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 1 Jan 2018
Mon, 1 Jan 05:17 UTCM 4.1 / 7 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Jan 2018
Fri, 5 Jan 01:33 UTCM 4.4 / 29 km - [info]OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

 

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