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M 5.7 in Mexico on 10 Sep 2017 03:07 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 53.01 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000aj51
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 15.475, -94.3491
  • Time (UTC): 10 Sep 2017 03:07:26
  • Time (ECT): 10 Sep 2017 05:07:26
  • 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 1180093 15.475000/-94.349100 5.7 53.01 3.94 10 Sep 2017 03:07 10 Sep 2017 03:25 00:17
2 0.01 1180093 15.475000/-94.349100 5.7 53.01 4.04 10 Sep 2017 03:07 10 Sep 2017 05:10 02:02 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

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

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Oaxaca Mexico 40000 people
Chiapas Mexico 67000 people
Oaxaca Mexico 740000 people
Chiapas Mexico 2.2 million people
Veracruz Mexico 170000 people
Tabasco Mexico 94000 people
San Marcos Guatemala 86000 people
Quezaltenango Guatemala 6700 people
Retalhuleu Guatemala 3600 people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Arista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 77 km
Paredón Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 83 km
Emiliano Zapata Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 83 km
Villa del Mar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 85 km
San Francisco del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3900 people 89 km
Guadalupe Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 90 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 91 km
Chahuites Oaxaca Mexico Village5 9600 people 91 km
Tonalá Chiapas Mexico City 31000 people 92 km
Cabestrada Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 95 km
Ixhuatán Oaxaca Mexico Village5 5400 people 97 km
San Dionisio del Mar Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3200 people 103 km
Reforma Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 103 km
Sólo Dios Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 104 km
Cayetano Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 88 km
La Polca Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 92 km
La Punta Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 92 km
Los Amates Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 94 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 94 km
Respingo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 96 km
Arriaga Chiapas Mexico City 22000 people 98 km
Tres Picos Chiapas Mexico Village5 4800 people 99 km
Tapanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 7100 people 100 km
Costa Rica Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 106 km
Conchita Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 109 km
Zanatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 6900 people 110 km
El Porvenir Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 114 km
Chicapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 118 km
Buenavista Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 118 km
Salina Cruz Oaxaca Mexico City 73000 people 119 km
Horizonte Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 119 km
Llano Grande Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 120 km
Santa María Xandani Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 120 km
Unión Hidalgo Oaxaca Mexico City 12000 people 122 km
Niltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3200 people 123 km
Pijijiapan Chiapas Mexico City 14000 people 124 km
San Clemente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 125 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 127 km
Juchitan Oaxaca Mexico City 65000 people 127 km
Majada Villalobos Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 129 km
Caña Brava Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 129 km
Soledad Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 130 km
El Carmen Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 132 km
Margaritas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 132 km
Tehuantepec Oaxaca Mexico City 37000 people 133 km
San Rafael Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 133 km
Uralla Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 136 km
Asunción Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 137 km
Delicias Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 137 km
Ixaltepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 138 km
Los Álamos Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 138 km
La Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 139 km
Villa Corzo Chiapas Mexico Village5 9100 people 141 km
Jericó Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 141 km
Comitancillo Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3700 people 141 km
Pasito de la Señora Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 142 km
Rincon Antonio de Maza Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 143 km
Villa Flores Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 143 km
Niza Viahui Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 144 km
San Miguel Chimalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 144 km
Ciudad Ixtepec Oaxaca Mexico City - 145 km
Dolores Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 146 km
San Juan Custepeque Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 147 km
Platanar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 147 km
Cabrera Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 150 km
Cintalapa Chiapas Mexico City 33000 people 151 km
La Nuava Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 151 km
San Carlos Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 152 km
Jobo Dulce Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 152 km
Astata Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 152 km
Jianipilas Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 152 km
La Esperanza Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 153 km
Pueblo Viejo Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 155 km
Mapastepec Chiapas Mexico City 15000 people 156 km
Plan de la Libertad Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 159 km
Billar Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 159 km
El Coyol Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 159 km
Tenango Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 160 km
Almoloya Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 160 km
El Valle Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 162 km
Santiago Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 163 km
Flores Magón Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 164 km
Ayutla Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 167 km
Magdalena Tequisistlan Oaxaca Mexico Village5 3700 people 168 km
Portaceli Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 170 km
Santo Domingo Petapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 171 km
Matías Romero Oaxaca Mexico City 20000 people 172 km
San Antonio Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 173 km
Tlacolulita Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 174 km
Yegogenda Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 175 km
Doña Maria Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 175 km
El Potrero Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 175 km
San Isidro Chacalapa Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 176 km
Mirador Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 176 km
Ocozocoautla Chiapas Mexico Village5 31000 people 176 km
San Vicente Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 177 km
Llano de Cal Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 178 km
Neustra Señora Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 179 km
Acapetagua Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 179 km
Escuintla Chiapas Mexico Village5 8900 people 180 km
El Arenal Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 180 km
Jallenango Chiapas Mexico City - 180 km
Guichicovi Oaxaca Mexico Village5 4300 people 181 km
Mogone Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 182 km
Hueva de Humboldt Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 182 km
San Francisco Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 183 km
Palenque Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 184 km
Suchiapa Chiapas Mexico Village5 13000 people 184 km
La Providencia Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 186 km
Santa María Ecatepec Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 186 km
Berriozaba Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 187 km
La Zacualpa Chiapas Mexico Village5 - 188 km
Platanillo Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 189 km
Tangolunda Oaxaca Mexico Village5 - 190 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)
Salina Cruz SCX 23 0
Ixtepec Military 50 Civ. Paved Yes 7500
Ixtepec IZT unknown 0
Llano San Juan TGZ 1052 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Francisco Sarabia 579 0
Bahias de Huatulco International HUX 143 Civ. Paved Yes 8800
Tapachula International TAP 29 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Tapachula 110 0
Plan de Ayala 91 0

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Salina Cruz MXSCX Mexico
Puerto Madero MXPMD Mexico
Minatitlan MXMTT Mexico


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