Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Saturday, 1 November 1980 at 22:52 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.954°N / 107.628°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
894 km (556 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||33 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, 1 November 1980 22:52 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 30 Dec 1980 15:55 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|64 km (40 mi) distance| USGS | Details