Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Siltepec, 80 km north of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Sep 25, 1968 10:38 am (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 125 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 25, 1968 10:38 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 124.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.573°N / 92.536°W↗ (Siltepec, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.573°S / 87.464°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) ENE of Pablo Galeana (pop: 513) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) N of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSW of Comitan (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
820 km (510 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> 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||125 km||Chiapas, Mexico||USGS|
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