M 5.7 in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 05:01 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 54.48 Km
Lat/Lon: 15.9366 , -93.9075
Event Date: 08 Sep 2017 05:01 UTC
Exposed Population: 520000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000ahv7
Inserted at: 08 Sep 2017 13:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1179726 0.01 08 Sep 2017 05:01 5.7M, 35km N/A 380 thousand 00:31 NEIC
1179818 0.01 08 Sep 2017 05:01 5.7M, 54.48km 4.69 530 thousand 08:07 NEIC

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Mexico , State of Chiapas (population 3,524,501) . The nearest places are Arista, Paredón Viejo, Villa del Mar, Tonalá, Cachimba, El Carmen, La Polca, Emiliano Zapata, Los Amates, Cayetano, and La Libertad.

Radius Population
100 km 520000 people
75 km 250000 people
50 km 140000 people
20 km 19000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Chiapas Mexico 3.5 million people
Oaxaca Mexico 3.3 million people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Arista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 9 km
Paredón Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 12 km
Villa del Mar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 18 km
Tonalá Chiapas Mexico City 31000 people 20 km
Cachimba Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 20 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 24 km
La Polca Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 25 km
Emiliano Zapata Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 26 km
Los Amates Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 26 km
Cayetano Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 29 km
Respingo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 30 km
Arriaga Chiapas Mexico City 22000 people 31 km
Madre Mía Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 33 km
La Punta Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 35 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 37 km
Las Cruces Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 38 km
El Roble Oaxaca Mexico Village6 - 39 km
Tres Picos Chiapas Mexico Village5 4800 people 39 km
Guadalupe Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 40 km
Xocotepec Oaxaca Mexico Village6 - 40 km
El Edén Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 42 km
Dolores Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 46 km
Chahuites Oaxaca Mexico Village5 9600 people 49 km
La Hachada Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 50 km
Huajapan Oaxaca Mexico Village6 - 50 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 52 km
Espíritu Santo Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 53 km
Las Mercedes Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 54 km
San Francisco Oaxaca Mexico Village6 - 54 km
San Clemente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 56 km
Llano Grande Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 58 km
Tapanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 7100 people 58 km
Cristóbal Obregón Chiapas Mexico Village6 4100 people 58 km
Horizonte Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 61 km
Sólo Dios Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 62 km
San Miguel Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 62 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 64 km
El Porvenir Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 64 km
Cabestrada Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 66 km
Descargadero de Puebla Chiapas Mexico Village6 - 66 km
Uralla Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 66 km
Delicias Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 67 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 69 km
La Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 69 km

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