Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 8 September 2017

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, viernes, 08 sep. 2017

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 8.1 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 88 km al suroeste de Topón, Pijijiapan, Estado de Chiapas, México Fri, 8 Sep 2017 04:49 que había ocurrido 4 horas antes.
Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, viernes, 08 sep. 2017

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 08:41 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Sep 8 08:49: Magnitud recalculada de 5.8 a 6.0.
Fecha & hora: 8 Sep 2017 08:34:29 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.18°N / 94.11°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, México)
Volcán mas cercano: Tacana (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km al SSO de Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
108 km al SSO de Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
112 km al OSO de Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
120 km al S de Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al OSO de Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
148 km al SO de Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
160 km al SE de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
170 km al SE de Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
176 km al SE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
712 km al SE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
388 km al SO de Chinal Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.010 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
M 5.370 km OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.368 km- 80km SW of Tres Picos, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ciudad de México / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cancun / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
369 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Cristobal de las casas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, viernes, 08 sep. 2017
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