Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, 7 August 1925 at 07:47 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, 7 August 1925 at 07:47 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 75 km depth

Date & time: 7 Aug 1925 07:47:54 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.73°N / 101.321°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Huetamo de Núñez (Michoacán) (pop: 21,900)
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Tacámbaro de Codallos (Centro, Michoacán) (pop: 21,100)
67 km (42 mi) SE of Ario de Rosales (Michoacán) (pop: 14,600)
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Ciudad Altamirano (Guerrero) (pop: 24,500)
88 km (54 mi) ESE of Nueva Italia de Ruiz (Nueva Italia, Michoacán) (pop: 31,400)
93 km (57 mi) SSE of Patzcuaro (Michoacan) (pop: 55,300)
243 km (151 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
247 km (154 mi) WSW of Iztapalapa (Mexico City) (pop: 1,815,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.475 kmMichoacan, MexicoUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, 7 August 1925 at 07:47 (GMT)
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