Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Wednesday, 31 May 1995 at 16:08 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Wednesday, 31 May 1995 at 16:08 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 31 May 1995 16:08:40 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.956°N / 107.42°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
235 km (146 mi) WSW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (187 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (189 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) SW of Compostela (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (238 mi) SW of Xalisco (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) SW of Tepic (pop: 332,900) --> See nearby quakes!
873 km (542 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.433 kmoff the coast of Jalisco, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, 31 May 1995 16:08 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 28 Jul 1995 02:14 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 May 1995 16:49 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Wednesday, 31 May 1995 at 16:08 (GMT)
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