Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Off Coast of Jalisco, Mexico on Saturday, 6 September 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 836 km west of Mexico City, on Saturday, 6 September 2014 at 19:23 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 836 km west of Mexico City, on Saturday, 6 September 2014 at 19:23 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 18 km depth

6 Sep 19:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 6 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 18.0 km.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2014 19:23:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.77°N / 107.05°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
213 km (132 mi) SW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) W of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) WSW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
836 km (519 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.118 kmOff Coast of Jalisco, MexicoGFZ
M 6.020 km OFF COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICOEMSC
M 5.918 km222km WSW of Tomatlan, MexicoUSGS
M 5.610 km257 km al SUROESTE de CIHUATLAN, JALSSN
M 5.918 kmWSW of Tomatlan, MexicoGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
dallas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
fort worth, tx / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 836 km west of Mexico City, 6 September 2014 19:23 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 836 km west of Mexico City, on Saturday, 6 September 2014 at 19:23 (GMT)
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