Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 17:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 17:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 57 km depth

27 Sep 17:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Sep 2018 05:32:12 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.54°N / 92.66°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840)
47 km (29 mi) W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700)
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760)
70 km (43 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000)
73 km (46 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600)
877 km (545 mi) SE 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) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.2127 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGeoAu
M 4.475 km- 7km SSW of Puerto Madero, MexicoUSGS

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811.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (126.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Iztacalco (Mexico, 884 km NW of epicenter) : por el sur de la ciudad de Mexico (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, 27 September 17:32 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO, on Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 17:32 (GMT)
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