Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 15:41 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.0 at 15 km depth

Date & time: 1 Mar 2018 15:41:55 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.21°N / 98.9°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km SSO de Barra de Tecoanapa (pop: 1,160) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km SSO de Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km S de Copala (pop: 6,620) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km OSO de Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km SSE de Cruz Grande (pop: 11,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
75 km SO de Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km SE de San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
86 km SSE de Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km O de Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
359 km S de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.015 kmOFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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Mexico DF (349.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ciudad de México / not felt : No lo sentí
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga (Mexico, 670 km NW of epicenter) : Oscilación muy débil de objetos colgantes (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 06 Mar 2018 12:40 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Mar 2018 04:37 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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