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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 77km NNE of Loreto, Mexico on Friday, 19 January 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 77km NNE of Loreto, Mexico on Friday, 19 January 2018

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 77km NNE of Loreto, Mexico on Friday, 19 January 2018
Date & time: Friday, 19 January 2018 16:17 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.6795°N / 111.107°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Punta Pulpito (41 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Phoenix / not felt: This area is over due I'm suprused it was not any larger.
(170 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): O felt the bet and the doors shaking (via app)
La Paz (289.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: We are on our sailboat we did not feel the earthquake.
Loreto / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Mulege / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(2296.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
(1046.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Guadalajara (Mexico) (1023 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sin percepción pero movimiento de objetos (via EMSC)
Tucson (United States) (594 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Weak earthquake. (via EMSC)
Ciudad Obregón (Mexico) (112 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ufff (via EMSC)
Ciudad Obregón (Mexico) (109 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte en Ciudad Obregón Sonora. (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (440 km NW from epicenter)(no details): On 13 floor of a condo. Felt the sofa shimmy. Looked up and the hanging lights in the kit hen were swaying to and fro (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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