Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 18 November 2017 at 17:07 (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 10 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 18 November 2017 at 17:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Nov 17:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Nov 2017 05:07:22 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.26°N / 93.89°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100)
68 km (42 mi) SW of El Manguito (Tonalá) (pop: 821)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Colonia Central (pop: 816)
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900)
88 km (55 mi) S of Paredón (pop: 6,130)
93 km (58 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300)
369 km (229 mi) W of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
724 km (450 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 Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
M 5.270 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.261 km- offshore Chiapas, MexicoUSGS

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Tuxtla gutierrez / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Una sacudida leve al inico; posteriormente aumentó el movimiento al grado de vibrar ventanas, puertas entre otros. Alerta sísmica si avisó con segundos de anticipación
San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas, México / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió primero un Jalón moderado y luego estuvo leve, tardando aproximadamente 15 segundos.
San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico, 210 km NE of epicenter) : estuvo un poco fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Toluca de Lerdo (Mexico, 762 km NW of epicenter) : Muy muy leve el movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Naucalpan de Juárez (Mexico, 739 km NW of epicenter) : No fue perceptible en Ciudad de México,zona norte (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 728 km NW of epicenter) : No lo sentí pasó desapercibido (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 365 km NW of epicenter) : No Alarm from México government Sky Alert (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 184 km NE of epicenter) : Aca en tuxtla se sintio un temblor (reported through EMSC)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico, 181 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió hace dos minutos Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chiapas (reported through EMSC)
San Cristóbal de las Casas (Mexico, 203 km NE of epicenter) : Léger à San Cristóbal de las casas (reported through EMSC)
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