Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Southern Mexico (2017-09-11)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-11 23:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-08 04:49:00 Event type: Earthquake (Ground shaking)

Activation reason:
On the 7th of September 2017 just before midnight, local time, a magnitude 8.2 quake struck off the Mexico’s southern Pacific coast, 165km west of the state of Chiapas. The earthquake has killed many people and caused mass evacuation. The states of Oaxaca and Chiapas were badly impacted and thousands of houses were destroyed in many towns.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Earthquake in Southern Mexico (2017-09-11). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-11
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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16.4684173348° N, -92.221712648° E, 14.847666429° S, -95.2363929327° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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