Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 129km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 14 February 1956 at 18:33 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - 129km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 14 February 1956 at 18:33 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 6 km depth

Date & time: 14 Feb 1956 06:33:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.02017°N / 115.48167°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Quintin (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) NE of Emiliano Zapata (Baja California) (pop: 5,760)
59 km (37 mi) NE of Camalú (Baja California) (pop: 7,430)
61 km (38 mi) W of San Felipe (San Felípe, Baja California) (pop: 15,400)
68 km (42 mi) NE of San Quintín (Baja California) (pop: 5,430)
142 km (88 mi) SE of Ensenada (Baja California) (pop: 256,600)
419 km (260 mi) SW of Phoenix (Arizona, USA) (pop: 1,563,000)
425 km (264 mi) SE of Los Angeles (California, USA) (pop: 3,971,900)
2086 km (1296 mi) NW of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.46 km129km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake 129km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), 14 February 18:33 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (95 quakes):
  • 03 Aug 1956 04:27 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jul 1956 12:03 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jul 1956 11:58 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jul 1956 05:59 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jul 1956 00:39 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 1956 19:02 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1956 04:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1956 04:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 1956 13:47 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 1956 22:35 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jul 1956 21:41 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 1956 03:54 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jun 1956 20:15 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 1956 03:50 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jun 1956 13:39 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 May 1956 10:18 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 129km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 14 February 1956 at 18:33 (GMT)
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