Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 273 km west of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Monday, November 16, 1925 at 11:55 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.496°N / 106.846°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.496°S / 73.154°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
217 km (135 mi) WSW of Villas la Loma (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) WSW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) WSW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) WSW of Autlan (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SSW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SW of San Jose del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) SW of Ameca (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
818 km (509 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> 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||15 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 11 May 1926 11:20 UTC| M 6.2 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|172 km (107 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 144 km southwest of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 11, 1926 at 11:20 (GMT)