Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 5.4 km southeast of Llano Real (El Dorado), Mexico, on Friday, November 17, 1950 at 19:28 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.03°N / 100.411°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.03°S / 79.589°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Hacienda de Cabañas (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SW of Zacualpan (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of El Papayo (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) W of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WSW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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