Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Unión Juárez, 6.2 km east of San Pedro Quiatoni, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, May 13, 1954 at 14:46 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 62 km depth
Depth: 62.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.77°N / 95.974°W↗ (Unión Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.77°S / 84.026°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ESE of San Pedro Quiatoni (pop: 2,790) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) E of Ocotlan de Morelos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ESE of San Antonio de la Cal (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan (pop: 67,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (57 mi) WNW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Santa Maria Azompa (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WNW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||62 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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