Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 at 18:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 at 18:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Aug 2018 06:03:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.89°N / 98.46°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Buena Vista (pop: 2,320)
16 km (10 mi) N of Igualapa (pop: 2,860)
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Tlacoachistlahuaca (pop: 4,360)
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Cochoapa (pop: 4,240)
23 km (14 mi) NE of Azoyú (pop: 4,210)
30 km (19 mi) ENE of San Luis Acatlán (pop: 8,280)
240 km (149 mi) S of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100)
291 km (181 mi) SSE 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) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 5.240 km GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.146 kmGuerrero, MexicoGeoAu
M 5.316 km- 10km WNW of Ometepec, MexicoUSGS

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236 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cuauhtémoc, CDMX (289.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Soft movment south noth (reported through our app)
665.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Too,too weak (reported through our app)
Aeropuerto Atizapán de Zaragoza / not felt : Sin percepción alguna en el Aeródromo
Cd de México (302.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Se sintió ligeramente movimiento moderado de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
289.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
189.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga (Mexico, 658 km NW of epicenter) : Oscilacion de objetos, imperceptible (reported through EMSC)
Villahermosa (Mexico, 575 km E of epicenter) : Very light (reported through EMSC)
Álvaro Obregón (Mexico, 270 km NW of epicenter) : El sonido del equipo instalado en la colonia suena mal... (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 266 km NW of epicenter) : terremoto de 5.6 proveniente de metepec guerrero 13.03hrs miercoles 22 de agosto (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 265 km NW of epicenter) : Aun persiste el movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Cuautitlán Izcalli (Mexico, 284 km NW of epicenter) : Sentí el movimiento... Observé objetos para identificar si era terremoto... Nada se movió. (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 271 km NW of epicenter) : No perceptible en el norte de la CDMX. (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 262 km NW of epicenter) : en un sexto piso note el balanceo de una lampara al mismo tiempo q avisaba mi celular de un movimiento lijero (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 257 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento muy leve y de corta duración. (reported through EMSC)
Xalapa (Mexico, 344 km NE of epicenter) : Sin percepción en Xalapa (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 320 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento ligero. (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 306 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento leveeee (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 304 km NW of epicenter) : Sentido inicialmente por dos personas, una alarma sísmica telefónica activada, otras no y no las de la ciudad. Balanceo suave pero definido, repliegue interno (8 personas). Sin pánico, pero cierta ansiedad al recordar sismos previos, especialmente el del 19 sept 2017. (reported through EMSC)
Mexico City (Mexico, 295 km NW of epicenter) : Se percibió un ligero movimiento, y aun continúa !!! (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 135 km NE of epicenter) : Ligero. Más de 10 seg (reported through EMSC)
Atizapán de Zaragoza (Mexico, 298 km NW of epicenter) : no se sintió aquí en atizapan (reported through EMSC)
Ecatepec de Morelos (Mexico, 295 km NW of epicenter) : Ligeramente perceptible en San Cristóbal Ecatepec (reported through EMSC)
Tlalnepantla (Mexico, 294 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento leve (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 281 km NW of epicenter) : Ligero movimiento de lámparas colgantes. Movimiento imperceptible por zona norte de la Ciudad de México. (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico, 271 km NW of epicenter) : Imperceptible!! (reported through EMSC)
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