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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday, 24 June 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.3 quake: 76 Km al noreste de Puerto Ángel, México (Mexico), 23 Jun 2020 15:29, which had occurred 11 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday, 24 June 2020
24 Jun 02:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jun 24 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 68.0 to 17.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 24 June 2020 02:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.93°N / 96.15°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Arroyo Piedra (pop: 100)
2 km (1 mi) NE of Granadillo (pop: 100)
3 km (2 mi) NE of San Miguel del Puerto (pop: 800)
106 km (66 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
140 km (87 mi) SE of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
501 km (311 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 24 Jun 02:33 UTCM 5.4 / 17 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
Wed, 24 Jun 02:33 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC
Wed, 24 Jun 02:33 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km4 km S of San Miguel Figueroa, MexicoUSGS
2020-06-23 21:33:18 (Hora de México) (24 Jun 02:33:18 UTC)M 5.5 / 8 km31 km al SUROESTE de S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX (Mexico)SSN
Wed, 24 Jun 02:33 UTCM 5.5 / 33 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGeoAu

User reports for this quake (8)

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Ciudad de México (511.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sigue moviéndose la tierra ligera oscilación de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
52.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Ghana -Acca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Accra Ghana / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ghana, Gbawe / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Puerto Escondido Oaxaca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Puerto escondido / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ventanilla, near Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the sofa shaking and jumped up.

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday, 24 June 2020

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