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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2 km southeast of Llano Grande de Juarez, Metlatonoc, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 18:03 GMT

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2 km southeast of Llano Grande de Juarez, Metlatonoc, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 18:03 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2 km southeast of Llano Grande de Juarez, Metlatonoc, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 18:03 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 22, 2018 18:03:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.89°N / 98.46°W (Metlatonoc, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.89°S / 81.54°E
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Llano Grande de Juarez (Metlatónoc) (pop: 679) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Azoyu (Azoyú) (pop: 4,210) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Zacoalpan (pop: 4,900) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ENE of San Luis Acatlan (pop: 8,280) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) S of Tlapa de Comonfort (Tlapa) (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (Oaxaca) (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
5.240 km GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
5.146 kmGuerrero, MexicoGeoAu
5.316 km- 10km WNW of Ometepec, MexicoUSGS

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Jiutepec, Morelos (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)  
Nicolas R Casillas, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco (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)  
Benito Juarez, Mexico City (289.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Brisas de Zicatela, Santa Maria Colotepec, Oaxaca (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 d (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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