Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 1 Mar 2018 15:41:55 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.21°N / 98.9°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) SSW of Barra de Tecoanapa (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Cuautepec (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Cruz Grande (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Mexico DF (349.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ciudad de México / not felt : No lo sentí
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga (Mexico, 670 km NW of epicenter) : Oscilación muy débil de objetos colgantes (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, 1 March 2018 15:41 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 06 Mar 2018 12:40 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Mar 2018 04:37 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)
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