Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 117 km southwest of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Sunday, April 9, 1933 at 03:58 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.588°N / 105.299°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.588°S / 74.701°E↗
Nearest volcano: Colima (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Benito Juarez (pop: 358) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of La Manzanilla (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of San Patricio (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WSW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Ciudad de Armeria (Ciudad de Armería) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of Tecoman (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SW of Autlan (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of El Grullo (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
656 km (407 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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