Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 66 km southeast of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, July 30, 1909 at 10:51 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.471°N / 99.427°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.471°S / 80.573°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Tecomate Pesqueria (pop: 578) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Lomas de Chapultepec (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Las Vigas (pop: 4,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Florencio Villarreal (Cruz Grande) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Amatillo (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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