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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Gulf of California on Sunday, 13 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Gulf of California on Sunday, 13 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Gulf of California on Sunday, 13 September 2015
Sep 13 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.6.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 September 2015 08:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.03°N / 109.47°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Punta Pulpito (263 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 13 Sep 2015
Sun, 13 Sep 08:14 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmGULF OF CALIFORNIAEMSC
Sun, 13 Sep 08:14 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km- 59km SSW of Topolobampo, MexicoUSGS
Sun, 13 Sep 08:14 UTCM 6.6 / 15 kmSSW of Topolobampo, MexicoGeoAu
Sun, 13 Sep 08:14 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km105 km al SUROESTE de LOS MOCHIS, SINSSN

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Guasave (Mexico) (101 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We were a bit concerned about the possibility of a tsunami. A neighbor ran down to the beach and said the water had pulled back about 50 meters. I checked the tsunami site, which said that there wasn't a danger of a devastating tsunami. However, when you live at sea level and only a couple of blocks from the ocean, any tsunami could be devastating. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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