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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 22.0 km.
Date & time: mercredi, 15 janvier 2020 08:15 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.33°N / 97.96°W (Mexique)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (308 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Wed, 15 Jan 08:15 UTCM 5.2 / 46 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC
Wed, 15 Jan 08:15 UTCM 5.1 / 53.1 kmOaxaca, MexicoGeoAu
Wed, 15 Jan 08:15 UTCM 5.2 / 36.5 kmOaxaca, MexicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Oaxaca (155 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(108.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Estaba moviendo la cama. Me despertó. Duro entre 20 y 30 seg. (via app)
Ciudad de México (377.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Moderado y prolongada oscilación de objetos colgantes (via app)
Acapulco / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cd de Mexico (353.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(385.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(659.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)(via app)
30 minutes north west of Puerto Escondido / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard before I felt it. Was sleeping in a well built wooden cabana on cement footings on the beach (near Casa Wabi). The entire cabana was swaying and creaking. It felt stronger than a light shacking.
Puerto Escondido / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(362.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Me alertó el golpeteo de la cadena de las persianas (via app)
(366.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): 4th floor apartment felt like a truck passing by. Nothing to worry about. (via app)
San Pedro Mixtepec - Distr 22 - (Mexico) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Shaking felt for about 20 seconds. (via EMSC)

 

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