Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - San Antonio de los Libres, 5.1 km southwest of San Antonio de las Liebres, Mexico, on Monday, July 6, 1964 at 07:22 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 93 km depth
Depth: 93.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.136°N / 100.605°W↗ (San Antonio de los Libres, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.136°S / 79.395°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Santa Rosa de Lima Dos (pop: 931) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Arcelia (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Huetamo de Nuñez (Huetamo de Núñez, Michoacán) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Teloloapan (Centro) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Tejupilco de Hidalgo (México) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WNW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SW of Municipio Naucalpan de Juarez (México) (pop: 792,200) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.3||93 km||Guerrero, Mexico||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 09 Dec 1965 06:07 UTC| M 6.4 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|122 km (76 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 3.8 km northeast of El Terrero, Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, December 9, 1965 at 06:07 (GMT)