M 7.1 in Mexico on 19 Sep 2017 18:14 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1121855
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.1M
Glide number: EQ-2017-000138-MEX
Depth: 51.01 Km
Lat/Lon: 18.5838 , -98.3993
Event Date: 19 Sep 2017 18:14 UTC
19 Sep 2017 13:14 Local
Exposed Population: About 2000 people in MMI
8580000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Sep 2017 18:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.4 (Mexico)


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GDACS score
NEIC 1.2 1.2
us2000ar20 Scaled population (vector) 5.56  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.92  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2040 | About casualties: 110 | Last hour: 0

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoSat, 23 Sep 2017 18:08:00 +0200.

A rescue worker uses a jackhammer to break up concrete at the site of an office building felled by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in the search for people who are believed to be trapped inside at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan street
Earthquake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico 2 HRS A 6.1 magnitude earthquake sho ... Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:07:00 +0200.

Rafael S. Fabres/Getty Images Another quake has hit Mexico after a powerful earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday. (CNN) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said, rat
Sismo en México: Reportan cerca de 120 muertosSat, 23 Sep 2017 18:07:00 +0200.

Visto: 300. Internacional Cerca de 120 personas perdieron la vida en los estados de Morelos y de México por el terremoto de magnitud 7 en la escala de Richter que sacudió este martes con violencia el centro del país. Mientras tanto, en la
Latest Mexico quake spreads alarm, rescue efforts suspendedSat, 23 Sep 2017 18:06:00 +0200.

Mexico City: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and spread alarm in the capital, where rescuers temporarily suspended a search for survivors of a bigger tremor earlier this week out of fear of further building coll

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Analytical products

Daily Maps:

22/Sep/2017 06:38 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),