Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 30 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 10:13 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 30 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 10:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Oct 10:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Oct 2019 10:13:10 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.02°N / 94.94°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730)
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
35 km (21 mi) SSE of Álvaro Obregón (pop: 3,560)
47 km (29 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
47 km (29 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Unión Hidalgo (pop: 12,700)
212 km (131 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
584 km (363 mi) SE 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmOaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.230 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
M 5.050 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGeoAu
M 5.244 km39km S of San Mateo del Mar, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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La crucecita (37.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ciudad de México (592.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Oscilacion moderado de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
Compostela (Mexico, 1228 km NW of epicenter) : Estuvo fuerte y duró como 10 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Naucalpan de Juárez (Mexico, 608 km NW of epicenter) : Keine Bewegung (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 30 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2 October 10:13 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 27 Nov 2019 01:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    43.9 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Nov 2019 22:47 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Nov 2019 18:15 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Oct 2019 03:42 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Oct 2019 16:30 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Oct 2019 02:11 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Oct 2019 08:33 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Oct 2019 08:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 30 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 10:13 (GMT)
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