Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 95 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 28, 1944 at 07:58 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.315°N / 92.894°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.315°S / 87.106°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SW of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
874 km (543 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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