Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 0.5 km southeast of Carrizal Cinta Larga, Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, January 10, 1944 at 20:09 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.164°N / 100.727°W↗ (Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.164°S / 79.273°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Nuxco (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SE of san luis de la loma (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Papanoa (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) SW of Mexico City (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!) More info
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