Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - El Indiviso, Sonora, 3.1 km southwest of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), Mexico, on Sunday, November 21, 1915 at 00:13 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32°N / 115°W↗ (El Indiviso, Sonora, Mexico)
Antipode: 32°S / 65°E↗
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora) (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Arizona (USA) (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) NW of Hermosillo (Sonora) (pop: 715,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.0||0 km||Sonora, Mexico||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 28 May 1917 06:06 UTC| M 5.5 |0 km (0 mi) depth|93 km (58 mi) distance| USGS | Details