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

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km a sud ovest da Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Tonala, Chiapas, Messico, venerdì, 08 settembre 2017

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un aftershock del M 8.1 terremoto: North Pacific Ocean, 88 km a sud ovest da Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Messico Fri, 8 Sep 2017 04:49 che si è verificato 4 ore prima.
Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km a sud ovest da Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Tonala, Chiapas, Messico, venerdì, 08 settembre 2017

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 08:41 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
Sep 8 08:49: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.8 a 6.0.
Data & ora: 8 Sep 2017 08:34:29 UTC
Magnitudine: 6
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.18°N / 94.11°W (North Pacific Ocean, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Tacana (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km SSO da Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> Vedi sismi vicini
108 km SSO da Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
112 km OSO da Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
120 km S da Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
133 km OSO da Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
148 km SO da Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
160 km SE da Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
170 km SE da Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
176 km SE da Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
712 km SE da Città del Messico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
388 km SO da Chinal Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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

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M 6.010 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoGFZ
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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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km southwest of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), Mexico, on Friday, 8 September 2017 at 08:34 (GMT)
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