Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 847 km west of Mexico City, on Monday, 6 December 1965 at 11:34 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 847 km west of Mexico City, on Monday, 6 December 1965 at 11:34 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 6 Dec 1965 11:34:55 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.919°N / 107.176°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
215 km (133 mi) WSW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) W of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) WSW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) SW of Tepic (pop: 332,900) --> See nearby quakes!
847 km (527 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.725 kmoff the coast of Jalisco, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 847 km west of Mexico City, 6 December 1965 11:34 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 847 km west of Mexico City, on Monday, 6 December 1965 at 11:34 (GMT)
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