Major magnitude 6.3 earthquake - Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Río Colorado, altar sonora, 8.3 km east of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), Mexico, on Sunday, December 30, 1934 at 13:52 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.3 earthquake - Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Río Colorado, altar  sonora, 8.3 km east of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), Mexico, on Sunday, December 30, 1934 at 13:52 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 6 km depth

Date & time: Dec 30, 1934 13:52:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32°N / 114.9°W (Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Río Colorado, altar sonora, Mexico)
Antipode: 32°S / 65.1°E
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) (Baja California) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSE of Guadalupe Victoria (Baja California) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Puebla (Baja California) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Arizona (USA) (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Mexicali (Baja California) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (Baja California) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ESE of Tijuana (Baja California) (pop: 1,301,000) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (308 mi) NW of Hermosillo (pop: 715,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.36 km24km SSE of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX (Mexico)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (47 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Apr 28, 1935 06:29
87 years ago
3.0

6 km
72 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Apr 21, 1935 05:31
87 years ago
4.3

6 km
56 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Apr 20, 1935 22:21
87 years ago
3.9

6 km
Juárez Leyes de Reforma, altar sonora, 9.6 km E of Estacion Coahuila, MexicoMore
Mar 22, 1935 04:37
87 years ago
3.3

6 km
El Palomar, 67 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Mar 22, 1935 03:29
87 years ago
3.6

6 km
Pozo Cenizo, 44 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Mar 13, 1935 16:47
87 years ago
3.2

6 km
El Palomar, 81 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Mar 9, 1935 00:40
87 years ago
3.6

6 km
72 km S of San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, MexicoMore
Mar 6, 1935 20:29
87 years ago
3.2

6 km
El Indiviso, altar sonora, 3.1 km SW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), MexicoMore
Mar 1, 1935 04:21
87 years ago
4.1

6 km
66 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 26, 1935 10:49
87 years ago
2.9

6 km
33 km S of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 26, 1935 09:18
87 years ago
3.2

6 km
Los Amigos, 33 km S of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1935 17:15
87 years ago
3.2

6 km
33 km S of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1935 08:48
87 years ago
3.1

6 km
Mexicali Municipality County, Baja California, 11 mi SW of Arizona, Yuma County, Arizona, USAMore
Feb 25, 1935 03:44
87 years ago
3.3

6 km
Colonia José María Rodríguez Mérida, Baja California, 23 km N of San Luis Rio Colorado, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 21:50
87 years ago
3.6

6 km
Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, 29 km N of San Luis Rio Colorado, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 19:03
87 years ago
3.0

6 km
San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, 11 km E of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 17:10
87 years ago
3.4

6 km
73 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 14:19
87 years ago
4.0

6 km
Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, 21 km SW of San Luis Rio Colorado, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 08:19
87 years ago
4.4

6 km
56 km SE of San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 05:34
87 years ago
3.3

6 km
Orive de Alba, Baja California, 27 km N of San Luis Rio Colorado, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 05:09
87 years ago
3.5

6 km
Ingeniero Luis B. Sánchez, altar sonora, 0.5 km NE of Ciudad Coahuila (Kilometro Cincuenta y Siete), MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 04:54
87 years ago
3.5

6 km
Санта Адријана, Ехидо Кинтана Ро, 6.3 km E of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 03:36
87 years ago
3.9

6 km
Gulf of California, 79 km S of San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 03:18
87 years ago
4.0

6 km
Gulf of California, 67 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 01:51
87 years ago
4.3

6 km
Gulf of California, 67 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 01:44
87 years ago
5.7

6 km
Gulf of California, 75 km S of San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, MexicoMore
Feb 17, 1935 11:47
87 years ago
3.6

6 km
Tres Picos, 72 km S of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Feb 4, 1935 02:18
87 years ago
3.4

6 km
Coahuila, altar sonora, 12 km E of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Jan 9, 1935 10:03
87 years ago
3.2

6 km
Colonia Pacífico, 3.2 km SW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo, MexicoMore
Jan 8, 1935 21:48
87 years ago
3.2

6 km
Cucapá, 25 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 8, 1935 06:12
87 years ago
3.6

6 km
Nayarit Llamada, 2.4 km N of Ejido Sonora, MexicoMore
Jan 6, 1935 20:23
87 years ago
4.0

6 km
7.7 km W of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 6, 1935 05:12
87 years ago
3.5

6 km
El Mayor, 45 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 5, 1935 10:02
87 years ago
3.4

6 km
Imperial County, 38 km E of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 4, 1935 21:59
87 years ago
3.7

6 km
41 km S of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 1, 1935 11:45
87 years ago
3.8

6 km
Colonia Muñoz, 23 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1934 22:33
87 years ago
3.1

6 km
Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, 22 km W of San Luis Rio Colorado, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1934 22:24
87 years ago
4.1

6 km
Ejido Colima 1, Baja California, 22 km W of San Luis Rio Colorado, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1934 21:03
87 years ago
3.7

6 km
San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, 10.8 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1934 20:06
87 years ago
3.9

6 km
Pozo Cenizo, 42 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1934 18:45
87 years ago
6.4

6 km
5.3 km S of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 19:23
87 years ago
4.5

6 km
El Doctor, 51 km S of San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 18:38
87 years ago
4.1

6 km
Delta, Baja California, 6.1 km W of Delta, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 18:25
87 years ago
3.9

6 km
San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, 10.8 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 15:35
87 years ago
4.4

6 km
Emiliano Zapata, altar sonora, 10.8 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 15:05
87 years ago
4.5

6 km
San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, 10.8 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 14:30
87 years ago
4.6

6 km
San Luis Rio Colorado, altar sonora, 10.8 km SE of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
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