Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - San José del Pilón, 4.1 km south of San Jose del Pilon, Mexico, on Sunday, September 25, 1966 at 06:02 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 80 km depth
Depth: 80.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.261°N / 100.985°W↗ (San José del Pilón, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 18.261°S / 79.015°E↗
Nearest volcano: Zitácuaro-Valle de Bravo (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Coyuca de Catalan (Coyuca de Catalán) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Huetamo de Nuñez (Huetamo de Núñez, Michoacán) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Tlapehuala (pop: 9,330) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) W of Arcelia (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NE of Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SW of Gustavo Adolfo Madero (Mexico City) (pop: 1,185,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||80 km||Guerrero, Mexico||USGS|
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