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M 5.7 in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 05:01 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 54.48 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000ahv7
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 15.9366, -93.9075
  • Time (UTC): 08 Sep 2017 05:01:40
  • Time (ECT): 08 Sep 2017 07:01:40
  • INFORM Coping capacity: 4.4 (MEX)

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1179726 15.866900/-94.087600 5.7 35 4.69 08 Sep 2017 05:01 08 Sep 2017 05:35 00:33
2 0.01 1179726 15.866900/-94.087600 5.7 35 4.69 08 Sep 2017 05:01 08 Sep 2017 07:04 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1179818 15.866900/-94.087600 5.7 35 4.69 08 Sep 2017 05:01 08 Sep 2017 13:09 08:07 (new episode)
4 0.01 1179818 15.936600/-93.907500 5.7 54.48 4.44 08 Sep 2017 05:01 08 Sep 2017 13:11 08:09 (upd of #3)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Mexico ,of Chiapas (population 3,524,501) .

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Chiapas Mexico 510000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 230000 people
Veracruz Mexico 31000 people
Chiapas Mexico 4.6 million people
Oaxaca Mexico 1.7 million people
Veracruz Mexico 2.8 million people
Tabasco Mexico 2.2 million people
San Marcos Guatemala 1 million people
Huehuetenango Guatemala 940000 people
Quezaltenango Guatemala 670000 people
Retalhuleu Guatemala 330000 people
Totonicapan Guatemala 350000 people
Quiche Guatemala 210000 people
Suchitepequez Guatemala 440000 people
Peten Guatemala 54000 people
Campeche Mexico 60000 people
Escuintla Guatemala 320000 people
Alta Verapaz Guatemala 46000 people
Santa Rosa Guatemala 5500 people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Arista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 11 km
Paredón Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 14 km
Villa del Mar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 20 km
Tonalá Chiapas Mexico City 31000 people 23 km
Emiliano Zapata Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 26 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 26 km
La Polca Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 27 km
Los Amates Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 28 km
Cayetano Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 30 km
Respingo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 32 km
Arriaga Chiapas Mexico City 22000 people 33 km
La Punta Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 35 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 38 km
Guadalupe Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 40 km
Tres Picos Chiapas Mexico Village5 4800 people 41 km
Chahuites Oaxaca Mexico Village5 9600 people 49 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 53 km
San Clemente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 58 km
Tapanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 7100 people 58 km
Llano Grande Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 60 km
Horizonte Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 62 km
Sólo Dios Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 62 km
El Porvenir Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 65 km
Cabestrada Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 65 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 65 km
Uralla Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 68 km
Delicias Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 70 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 70 km
La Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 71 km
San Rafael Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 72 km
Rincon Antonio de Maza Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 74 km
Ixhuatán Oaxaca Mexico Village5 5400 people 74 km
Villa Corzo Chiapas Mexico Village5 9100 people 75 km
Los Álamos Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 75 km
Zanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 6900 people 76 km
Villa Flores Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 76 km
Reforma Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 78 km
Platanar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 79 km
Pijijiapan Chiapas Mexico City 14000 people 79 km
Jobo Dulce Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 82 km
Dolores Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 83 km
La Esperanza Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 84 km
San Francisco del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3900 people 84 km
San Carlos Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 84 km
Cintalapa Chiapas Mexico City 33000 people 86 km
Caña Brava Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 86 km
Jianipilas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 86 km
Pueblo Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 87 km
La Nuava Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 89 km
Conchita Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 94 km
Margaritas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 96 km
San Dionisio del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3200 people 99 km
Niltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3200 people 101 km
Jericó Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 104 km
El Potrero Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 108 km
Chicapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 111 km
Pasito de la Señora Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 115 km
Unión Hidalgo Oaxaca Mexico City 12000 people 115 km
Mapastepec Chiapas Mexico City 15000 people 122 km
Santa María Xandani Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 127 km
Juchitan Oaxaca Mexico City 65000 people 131 km
Asunción Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 137 km
Ixaltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 139 km
Playa de Vacas Veracruz Mexico Village5 - 422 km
Billar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 90 km
San Juan Custepeque Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 90 km
El Valle Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 93 km
Santiago Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 101 km
Portaceli Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 102 km
Ocozocoautla Chiapas Mexico Village5 31000 people 108 km
San Vicente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 108 km
San Antonio Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 108 km
Plan de la Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 108 km
Soledad Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 110 km
Suchiapa Chiapas Mexico Village5 13000 people 115 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 118 km
Berriozaba Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 118 km
Costa Rica Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 119 km
Neustra Señora Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 120 km
Teran Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 121 km
Copoya Chiapas Mexico Village5 5200 people 121 km
El Zapote Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 122 km
San Francisco Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 123 km
Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chiapas Mexico Major city 440000 people 124 km
San Miguel Chimalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 124 km
Alfaro Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 127 km
Jallenango Chiapas Mexico City - 128 km
San Fernando Chiapas Mexico Village5 8900 people 128 km
Chiapa de Corzo Chiapas Mexico City - 128 km
Flores Magón Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 131 km
Acala Chiapas Mexico Village5 12000 people 136 km
La Concordia Chiapas Mexico Village5 7300 people 136 km
San Antonio Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 139 km
La Angostura Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 139 km
Palenque Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 139 km
Salina Cruz Oaxaca Mexico City 73000 people 140 km
Chicoasén Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 144 km
Doña Maria Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 144 km
Ixtapa Chiapas Mexico Village5 4500 people 145 km
Ciudad Ixtepec Oaxaca Mexico City - 145 km
Comitancillo Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3700 people 147 km
Los Vados Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 147 km
Escuintla Chiapas Mexico Village5 8900 people 147 km
Tecpatán Chiapas Mexico Village5 4300 people 148 km
El Zapotal Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 148 km
Tehuantepec Oaxaca Mexico City 37000 people 148 km
Chiapilla Chiapas Mexico Village5 4100 people 148 km
Bombaná Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 149 km
Soyaló Chiapas Mexico Village5 3200 people 149 km
Acapetagua Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 149 km
Venustiano Carranza Chiapas Mexico City 14000 people 150 km
Cabrera Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 151 km
Niza Viahui Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 151 km
Almoloya Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 153 km
Nuevo México Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 154 km
Nicolás Ruiz Chiapas Mexico Village5 3100 people 154 km
El Arenal Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 155 km
Zinacantán Chiapas Mexico Village5 3500 people 157 km
Matías Romero Oaxaca Mexico City 20000 people 159 km
Majada Villalobos Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 159 km
La Zacualpa Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 162 km
San Cristóbal de Las Casas Chiapas Mexico City 110000 people 163 km
Pueblo Nuevo Chiapas Mexico City - 164 km
Soyatitán Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 164 km
Santo Domingo Petapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 164 km
Aguacatenango Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 165 km
Mogone Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 166 km
Larrainzar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 166 km
El Retiro Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 166 km
Teopisca Chiapas Mexico Village5 11000 people 167 km
Lazaro Cárdenas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 168 km
Guichicovi Oaxaca Mexico Village5 4300 people 169 km
Tapilula Chiapas Mexico Village5 6300 people 169 km
Santa Cruz Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 170 km
Amatenango Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 170 km
La Candelaria Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 171 km
Las Rosas Chiapas Mexico Village5 16000 people 171 km
Sayula Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 173 km
Piedra Labrada Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 174 km
Chenalhó Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 174 km
San Remigio Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 175 km
Siltepec Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 175 km
Francisco I. Madero Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 175 km
Chicomucelo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 175 km
El Bosque Chiapas Mexico Village5 4100 people 175 km
Huixtla Chiapas Mexico City 29000 people 178 km
Lázaro Cárdenas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 179 km
Platanillo Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 182 km
Candelaria Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 183 km
Hueva de Humboldt Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 183 km
Tenango Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 184 km
Simojovel Chiapas Mexico Village5 8300 people 185 km
Benito Juarez Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 185 km
Yegogenda Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 185 km
Aquiles Serdan Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 186 km
Textuapan Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 186 km
Palo Grande Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 186 km
Jesús María Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 187 km
Astata Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 188 km
Magdalena Tequisistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3700 people 188 km
Motozintla Chiapas Mexico City 18000 people 189 km
Guadalupe Chiapas Mexico Village5 5000 people 189 km
Sinaloa Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 190 km
Pichucalo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 191 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Ixtepec Military 50 Civ. Paved Yes 7500
Llano San Juan TGZ 1052 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Francisco Sarabia 579 0
Salina Cruz SCX 23 0
Ixtepec IZT unknown 0
San Cristobal de Las Casas 2341 0
Plan de Ayala 91 0
San Antonio Copalar 1520 0
Tapachula International TAP 29 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Tapachula 110 0
Minatitlan Old 27 0
Minatitlan MTT 40 Civ. Paved Yes 6800
Bahias de Huatulco International HUX 143 Civ. Paved Yes 8800
Capitan Carlos Perez VSA 13 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Ciudad Pemex 6 0
Huehuetenango HUG unknown 0
Palenque PQM 61 0
Pochutla PUH unknown 0
Quezaltenango 2363 0
Retalhuleu 200 Civ. Paved No 4900
El Mendozal 69 0
Tenosique 25 0
Xoxocotlan OAX 1528 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Carlos A Carrillo 38 0
Lerdo de Tejada 40 0
Ciudad Aleman 61 0
San Pedro Tabasco 46 0
Rubelsanto RUV 130 0
Xam XAM unknown 0
El Naranjo ENJ unknown 0
Las Bajadas VER 29 Civ. Paved Yes 7800

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Salina Cruz MXSCX Mexico
Puerto Madero MXPMD Mexico
Concepcion Mexico
Minatitlan MXMTT Mexico
Nanchital MXNAN Mexico
Coatzacoalcos MXCOA Mexico
Rabon Grande Mexico
Puerto Angel Mexico
Champerico GTCHR Guatemala
Frontera MXFRN Mexico
Playa Grande Guatemala
Vera Cruz MXVER Mexico


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