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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO on Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO on Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Date & time: Wednesday, 7 February 2018 09:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.64°N / 96.49°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (355 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Santa Cruz Huatulco / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in Santa Cruz Huatulco
Huatulco, Barcelo Resort / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken up by husband. Noise from moving objects on wall I.e. mirror, and lamps
(161.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(161.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Cicerita / MMI III (Weak shaking): It tooks few seconds only but we felt it.
Mazunte, Oaxaca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in bed asleep and was shaken awake by a very brief but quite strong shake at 3.21 am local time.Low rumbling sound.At 3.37 am there was a short weaker tremor with low rumble, followed at 3.51 am by another even weaker tremor. The oven door in our kitchen was jolted open by the first sharp shake.
Puerto Ángel (3.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was woken up by the patio door that was shaking violently. It lasted about 3 seconds. Then there was another tremor a few minutes later but smallert and shorter than the first.
Zipolite / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mazunte / MMI V (Moderate shaking): short shake, Few things fell off the shelves.
Santa cruz (40.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(471.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
(Mexico) (1928 km NW from epicenter)(no details): :( (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (22 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was enough to wake me at approximately 3:00 am. Took a few seconds to figure out what it was then went back to sleep. (via EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Woke up from a heavy sleep to feel bed shake. Also heard night stand and hotel room table rattle for a couple seconds. (via EMSC)
Oaxaca (Mexico) (138 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Woke up from sleep in the hotel room bed. Bed was shaking. (via EMSC)
Mazunte (Mexico) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The first rumble was very strong and felt like a car had driven into the building. The second was not so strong and about 20 mins later. Now I just felt another minor vibration about 10 minuets after the 2nd vibration. I hope this completes this quite frightening experience. (via EMSC)
Mazunte (Mexico) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): One aftershock (via EMSC)
Mazunte (Mexico) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I saw termites eating my cabana and feared that a beam under my bed gave way. (via EMSC)
San Pedro Pochutla (Mexico) (44 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Strong yet very short (via EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (19 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Quick strong shake, enough to wake me from sleep. (via EMSC)

 

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