Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 07:30 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 07:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 11 Apr 2018 07:30:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.86°N / 94.72°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) S of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800)
60 km (37 mi) SSW of San Francisco Ixhuatan (San Francisco Ixhuatán) (pop: 5,650)
69 km (43 mi) S of Unión Hidalgo (pop: 12,700)
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
76 km (47 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 23,200)
471 km (293 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
613 km (381 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.310 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ

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User reports for this quake (8)

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252.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am awakened by this quake in the middle of the night. (reported through our app)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 602 km NW of epicenter) : Por el oriente (Iztapalapa) No se sintió ni se activó la alarma sísmica (reported through EMSC)
Huimanguillo (Mexico, 280 km NE of epicenter) : Como que me movieron leve el banco donde estoy sentado a las 2:30 hrs. En huimanguillo tabasco (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 620 km NW of epicenter) : En.el norte de CDMX no se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Azcapotzalco (Mexico, 617 km NW of epicenter) : Leve movimiento de móvil en casa, zona Azcapotzalco CDMX (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 603 km NW of epicenter) : CDMX un leve movimiento azotó esta parte (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 216 km NE of epicenter) : Estuvo fuerte, fue una gran sacudida, me recordó la noche del 7 de Sep/17 (reported through EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Estuvo fuerte aquí en salina Cruz, saben si hay alerta de tsunami? (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, 11 April 07:30 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 05 Jun 2018 17:02 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 May 2018 12:22 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 May 2018 09:10 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Apr 2018 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2018 02:13 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    40.5 km (25.2 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 07:30 (GMT)
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