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)
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Very strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.593°N / 103.775°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.593°S / 76.225°E↗
Nearest volcano: Colima (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Boca de Apiza (pop: 437) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of La Placita de Morelos (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Coahuayana Viejo (pop: 2,430) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Aquila (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSE of Tecoman (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Ciudad de Armeria (Ciudad de Armería) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) S of Colima (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Ciudad de Villa de Alvarez (pop: 117,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) W of Mexico City (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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