Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake - 6.8 km west of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz, Michoacan, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 7, 1911 at 11:02 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.517°N / 102.442°W↗ (Tumbiscatio, Michoacan, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.517°S / 77.558°E↗
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Arteaga (Centro) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) NNW of Las Guacamayas (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of La Orilla (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Apatzingan de la Constitucion (pop: 99,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Nueva Italia de Ruiz (Nueva Italia) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SW of Morelia (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.6||30 km||Michoacan, Mexico||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 16 Dec 1911 19:14 UTC| M 7.3 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|300 km (186 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - 4.3 km south of Las Compuertas, Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, December 16, 1911 at 19:14 (GMT)