Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Los Mazos, 15 km south of Ciudad Guzman, Zapotlan el Grande, Jalisco, Mexico, on Sunday, July 29, 1973 at 16:16 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 130 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 130.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.577°N / 103.519°W↗ (Los Mazos, Jalisco, Mexico)
Antipode: 19.577°S / 76.481°E↗
Nearest volcano: Colima (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NW of Los Mazos (pop: 200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of Zapotiltic (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Tuxpan (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) SSW of Ciudad Guzman (pop: 97,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Tamazula de Gordiano (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Sayula (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Ciudad de Villa de Alvarez (Colima) (pop: 117,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Tecoman (Colima) (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) S of Guadalajara (pop: 1,495,200) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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