Very strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - La Roqueta, 6.9 km east of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Sunday, January 28, 1934 at 19:10 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.871°N / 99.848°W↗ (Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.871°S / 80.152°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Tuncingo (Acapulco de Juárez) (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ENE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) ESE of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Zumpango del Rio (Zumpango del Río) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SSW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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