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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Jalisco, Mexico on Sunday, 22 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Jalisco, Mexico on Sunday, 22 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Off Coast of Jalisco, Mexico on Sunday, 22 February 2015
Feb 22 18:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Date & time: Sunday, 22 February 2015 14:23 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.67°N / 106.82°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Mascota (288 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 22 Feb 2015
Sun, 22 Feb 14:23 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km218km SW of Tomatlan, MexicoUSGS
Sun, 22 Feb 14:23 UTCM 6.2 / 2 kmOFF COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICOEMSC
Sun, 22 Feb 14:23 UTCM 6.3 / 16 km233 km al SUROESTE de CIHUATLAN, JALSSN
Sun, 22 Feb 14:23 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmSW of Tomatlan, MexicoGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Puerto Vallarta / MMI IX (Violent shaking): I was on the balcony 6 stories up an felt 2 light shakes
Barbra de Navidad / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened by shaking, lasting approximately one minute
mismaloya, jalisco mx / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Puerto Vallarta (196.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted for some time.
pv mexico (266 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Salagua, Manzanillo, Colima / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Puerto Vallarta / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken up, lasted seemingly a full minute. Felt like being on a catamaran. 24th floor, walls creaking.
Marina Vallarta / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Mexico) (696 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was a small tremor then a fewcsecondsvlaterbit was more severe Our concrete pillars swayed. (via EMSC)
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico) (266 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Rarely see the chandelier and hanging things swing without feeling tremors. No sense of swaying up here. (via EMSC)
Barra de Navidad (Mexico) (231 km E from epicenter)(no details): The house continued to sway slightly for about 7 seconds after initial start of the shockwave. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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