Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km southwest of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Wednesday, 14 January 1903 at 01:47 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15°N / 98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) S of El Azufre (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 524) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SSW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SSW of La Luz (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) S of José Maria Morelos (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) S of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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