Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Tuesday, 1 January 1991 at 00:06 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.068°N / 105.847°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Northern EPR-Segment RO2 (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
170 km (105 mi) SW of Benito Juarez (pop: 358) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) WSW of Tecoman (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) WSW of Colima (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) WSW of Ciudad de Villa de Alvarez (pop: 117,600) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SSW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) SW of Ciudad Guzman (pop: 97,800) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) SW of Guadalajara (pop: 1,495,200) --> See nearby quakes!
724 km (450 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||35 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, 1 January 1991 00:06 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 05 Jun 1991 19:27 UTC| M 3.9 |68 km (42.3 mi) depth|69 km (43 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 Jan 1991 03:19 UTC| M 5.8 |36.4 km (22.6 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 Jan 1991 02:19 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|33 km (20 mi) distance| USGS | Details