Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Tecalitlan, 39 km southeast of Ciudad Guzman, Mexico, on Tuesday, September 29, 1992 at 19:15 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 95 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 95.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.399°N / 103.288°W↗ (Tecalitlan, Jalisco, Mexico)
Antipode: 19.399°S / 76.712°E↗
Nearest volcano: Colima (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Tecalitlan (Tecalitlán) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Tuxpan (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Zapotiltic (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) S of Tamazula de Gordiano (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Ciudad Guzman (pop: 97,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ENE of Ciudad de Villa de Alvarez (Colima) (pop: 117,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Sayula (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Tecoman (Colima) (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) S of Guadalajara (pop: 1,495,200) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||95 km||Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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