Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 124 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Feb 11, 1941 at 2:35 pm (GMT +0)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Feb 11, 1941 at 2:35 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.11°N / 94.845°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.11°S / 85.155°E
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (74 mi) SSE of Rincon Bamba (pop: 932) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) ESE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
661 km (411 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|6.6||15 km||near the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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