Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km southwest of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Tuesday, 1 January 1991 at 02:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 1 Jan 1991 02:19:37 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.355°N / 105.788°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Northern EPR-Segment RO2 (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) SW of Benito Juarez (pop: 358) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SW of San Patricio (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of El Colomo (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SW of La Resolana (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Ciudad de Armeria (Ciudad de Armería) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) SW of El Grullo (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
711 km (442 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||33 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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