Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 October 2017 at 05:13 (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 7 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 October 2017 at 05:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Oct 05:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2017 05:13:59 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.59°N / 94.47°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Pesquería Rancho Salinas (San Pedro Tapanatepec) (pop: 593)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Paredón (pop: 6,130)
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Chahuite (San Antonio) (pop: 9,840)
88 km (55 mi) S of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800)
94 km (59 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
95 km (59 mi) SW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
195 km (121 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
653 km (406 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) [learn more]
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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 5.260 km5.2 OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
M 4.954 km- 89km SW of Paredon, MexicoUSGS

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Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca / not felt : Felt very light swaying.
Estuvo ligero. (689.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tuxtla, gutierrez, chiapas. (196.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Primero se sintio un primer movimiento oscilatorio, despues de unos 4 segundos comezo a oscilar nuevamente y duro unos 10 segundos. El agua de vasos de movio fuerte. (reported through our app)
Colonia Alvarado (Guatemala, 424 km E of epicenter) : No se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga (Mexico, 1105 km NW of epicenter) : Imperceptible solo movimiento de lamparas. (reported through EMSC)
Cuautitlán Izcalli (Mexico, 690 km NW of epicenter) : En el estado de. México no se sintió! (reported through EMSC)
Fuentes del Valle (Mexico, 684 km NW of epicenter) : Fue imperseptible (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 669 km NW of epicenter) : Nada (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 668 km NW of epicenter) : No sentí (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 667 km NW of epicenter) : Nomsentimos nada donde fue el epicentro? (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 665 km NW of epicenter) : No se sintio e n coyoacan (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 664 km NW of epicenter) : Casi imperceptible pero se movieron las lamparas. (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 660 km NW of epicenter) : Imperceptible (reported through EMSC)
San Cristóbal de las Casas (Mexico, 242 km NE of epicenter) : estuvo leve (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 202 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte el movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Santa Lucía del Camino (Mexico, 313 km NW of epicenter) : se sintio como un ligero mareo (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 193 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió en Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Sacudida suave!! (reported through EMSC)
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