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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 24 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 24 March 2019
Date & time: Sunday, 24 March 2019 12:27 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.94°N / 94.56°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (212 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 24 Mar 2019
Sun, 24 Mar 12:27 UTCM 5.1 / 60 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
Sun, 24 Mar 12:27 UTCM 5.0 / 61.7 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGeoAu
Sun, 24 Mar 12:27 UTCM 5.1 / 50.3 km62km S of San Francisco del Mar, MexicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
New Orleans / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was in my 2nd floor bed studying when I noticed a slight rythmic swaying. The bed and a few surrounding articles gently swayed for several seconds, subsided for a few more seconds, then repeated the pattern for a total of 2 or 3 cycles. The whole event duration was about 15 to 25 seconds I guess. I've felt heavy trucks & busses cause shaking hundreds of times, but never steady & rythmic. I thought "I bet there was just an earthquake somewhere." After a minute or two I checked the time and it w
Huatulco / MMI III (Weak shaking): Three bangs
San Cristóbal de las casas (222.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Crecieta marina park plaza / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (207 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Oscilatorio semifuerte en Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. Sono alarma sismica. (via EMSC)
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) (93 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)

 

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