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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico on Friday, 10 September 1993

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico on Friday, 10 September 1993
Date & time: Friday, 10 September 1993 19:12 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 34.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.717°N / 92.645°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SW of San Simón (pop: 200)
18 km (11 mi) SW of Badenia (pop: 300)
19 km (12 mi) SW of 19 de Abril (pop: 200)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
122 km (76 mi) W of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
866 km (538 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 10 Sep 19:12 UTCM 7.2 / 34.1 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake: Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, 10 Sep 1993 19:12

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (23 quakes):
  • 10 Sep 1995 06:02 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jan 1995 16:24 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    55.7 km (34.6 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (70 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jan 1995 01:07 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    65.2 km (40.5 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jan 1995 11:29 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    66.6 km (41.4 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 1994 04:53 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    78.9 km (49 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 1994 17:22 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    51.4 km (31.9 mi) depth
    |
    138 km (86 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Aug 1994 21:15 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    61.3 km (38.1 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 May 1994 04:49 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 1994 20:23 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    157.6 km (97.9 mi) depth
    |
    143 km (89 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 1994 17:36 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    100.1 km (62.2 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Guatemala on Sunday, 10 April 1994
  • 25 Mar 1994 20:53 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    60.2 km (37.4 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Mar 1994 20:51 UTC
    | M 6.9 |
    164.2 km (102 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (89 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico on Monday, 14 March 1994
  • 19 Nov 1993 02:25 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    25.2 km (15.7 mi) depth
    |
    143 km (89 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Oct 1993 06:04 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Oct 1993 19:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    132 km (82 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Sep 1993 01:22 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico on Friday, 10 September 1993
 

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