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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 17 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 17 January 2020
Date & time: vendredi, 17 janvier 2020 02:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.69°N / 95.03°W (Mexique)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (206 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
Fri, 17 Jan 02:07 UTCM 5.3 / 40 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC
Fri, 17 Jan 02:07 UTCM 5.0 / 32.8 kmOaxaca, MexicoGeoAu
Fri, 17 Jan 02:07 UTCM 5.3 / 27.4 km18km ENE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, MexicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
La Crucecita / MMI III (Weak shaking): I’m on the second floor of the condominium sitting in my living room when the earthquake happened. We felt the building shake and sway very moderately for about five seconds.
(182.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tangolunda bay, Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): 2 periods of rocking, about 2min apart. each lasted 10-15 sec.
Huatulco (154.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Side movements. Glass sliding door wobble.
(190.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bahias du Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México. (64.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Se sintió un ligero movimiento poco más tres segundos (via app)
Ciudad de México (538.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Movimiento moderado de objetos colgantes (via app)
Puebla (Mexico) (434 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió débil en Puebla (via EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico) (61 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Estuvo fuerte estoy harta de las detonaciones que provocan los sismos (via EMSC)
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) (31 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió muy fuerte trepidatorio con caída de objetos (via EMSC)

 

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