Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 16 November 2017 at 12:55 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Nov 13:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.81°N / 94.48°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (San Francisco del Mar) (pop: 4,030)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Chahuite (San Antonio) (pop: 9,840)
78 km (48 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
87 km (54 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
90 km (56 mi) SE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
636 km (395 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||10 km||Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.8||74 km||- 62km WSW of Paredon, Mexico||USGS|
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