Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, 438 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-03-11 00:43:44 -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Oaxaca, 438 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-03-11 00:43:44

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

11 Mar 06:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 12 minutes.
Mar 11 07:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 33.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Mar 2020 06:43:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-11 00:43:44
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.561°N / 95.469°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) S of Juan Rodríguez Clara (Veracruz) (pop: 14,600)
52 km (33 mi) S of Isla (Veracruz) (pop: 26,300)
73 km (45 mi) SW of Acayucan (Veracruz) (pop: 47,000)
75 km (46 mi) SE of Loma Bonita (pop: 39,200)
91 km (57 mi) SE of Tuxtepec (pop: 92,100)
108 km (67 mi) SW of Minatitlán (Veracruz) (pop: 150,900)
428 km (266 mi) SE of Iztapalapa (Ciudad de México) (pop: 1,820,900)
438 km (272 mi) SE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.133 km145 Km al noreste de Oaxaca, México (Mexico)INETER
M 4.946 km54 km al SUROESTE de J RODRIGUEZ CLARA, VER (Mexico)SSN
M 4.536 km44km SE of Playa Vicente, MexicoUSGS
M 4.550 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC
M 4.552 kmOaxaca, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (7)

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Mexico (433.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mexico (433.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mexico (433.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Tomball (446.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
12831 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oaxaca (Mexico, 149 km SW of epicenter) : I was awakened from sleep to the house trembling for a matter of seconds (reported through EMSC)
Cuautlancingo (Mexico, 341 km NW of epicenter) : No sé sitio en Puebla zona de parque Finsa (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Oaxaca, 438 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), 2020-03-11 00:43:44

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 12 Apr 2020 16:14 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    124 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 11 Apr 2020 09:34 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 17 Mar 2020 19:43 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Mar 2020 16:27 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 11 Mar 2020 06:54 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, 438 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-03-11 00:43:44
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