Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 120 km southwest of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Friday, November 30, 1934 at 02:05 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.499°N / 105.276°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.499°S / 74.724°E↗
Nearest volcano: Colima (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Benito Juarez (pop: 358) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SW of San Patricio (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WSW of El Colomo (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 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!
170 km (106 mi) SW of Autlan (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SW of El Grullo (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
655 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: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.1||15 km||offshore Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 29 Jun 1935 06:48 UTC| M 6.8 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|159 km (99 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 10.9 km south of Boca de Apiza, Coahuayana, Mexico, on Saturday, June 29, 1935 at 06:48 (GMT)