M 5.7 in Mexico on 10 Sep 2017 03:07 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: 53.01 Km
Lat/Lon: 15.475 , -94.3491
Event Date: 10 Sep 2017 03:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 150000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000aj51
Inserted at: 10 Sep 2017 03:23 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
1180093 0.01 10 Sep 2017 03:07 5.7M, 53.01km N/A 150 thousand 00:15 NEIC

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Mexico , State of Oaxaca (population 3,329,574) .

Radius Population
100 km 150000 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Oaxaca Mexico 3.3 million people
Chiapas Mexico 3.5 million people
Veracruz Mexico 6.7 million people
Tabasco Mexico 1.6 million people
San Marcos Guatemala 800000 people
Huehuetenango Guatemala 730000 people
Quezaltenango Guatemala 620000 people
Retalhuleu Guatemala 250000 people
Totonicapan Guatemala 350000 people
Suchitepequez Guatemala 400000 people
Solola Guatemala 260000 people
Quiche Guatemala 560000 people
Escuintla Guatemala 570000 people
Chimaltenango Guatemala 390000 people
Peten Guatemala 220000 people
Baja Verapaz Guatemala 190000 people
Campeche Mexico 580000 people
Alta Verapaz Guatemala 500000 people
Sacatepequez Guatemala 200000 people
Guatemala Guatemala 2.2 million people
Puebla Mexico 4.4 million people
Guerrero Mexico 2.8 million people
El Progreso Guatemala 130000 people
Santa Rosa Guatemala 330000 people
Jalapa Guatemala 230000 people
Jutiapa Guatemala 420000 people
Zacapa Guatemala 190000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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