Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO, on Sunday, 13 May 2018 at 17:10 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - OAXACA, MEXICO, on Sunday, 13 May 2018 at 17:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 107 km depth

Date & time: 13 May 2018 05:10:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.97°N / 95.13°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) WNW of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280)
14 km (9 mi) NW of Matías Romero (pop: 21,100)
17 km (10 mi) N of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430)
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Palomares (pop: 3,760)
46 km (28 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 23,200)
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
216 km (134 mi) W of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
503 km (313 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.0107 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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945.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Villahermosa Tabasco (260.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Estábamos sentados en el comedor,tercer nivel de cuatro....se sintió un jalón fuerte y dos muy débiles. Se movieron los ventiladores de techo (reported through our app)
Salina Cruz (Mexico, 123 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió leve, cuando se siente como mecido es porque tembló fuerte en un lugar alejado de aquí, así sentimos cuando tembló en pinotepa y en el d.f. sólo que éste terremoto duró menos tiempo. (reported through EMSC)
Coatzacoalcos (Mexico, 105 km NE of epicenter) : movimiento telúrico no muy fuerte se sintió un jalon sólo al principio y no duro mucho (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake OAXACA, MEXICO, 13 May 17:10 UTC

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