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Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico on Thursday, 14 September 1995

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake  - Guerrero, Mexico on Thursday, 14 September 1995
Date & time: Thursday, 14 September 1995 14:04 UTC
Magnitude: 7.4
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.779°N / 98.597°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Maxmadi (pop: 600)
3 km (2 mi) W of La Culebra (pop: 100)
5 km (3 mi) SE of Cuanacaxtitlán (pop: 3,100)
129 km (80 mi) SE of Chilpancingo (pop: 165,300)
140 km (87 mi) E of Acapulco de Juárez (pop: 652,100)
300 km (186 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 14 Sep 14:04 UTCM 7.4 / 23 kmGuerrero, MexicoUSGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 7.4 quake: Guerrero, Mexico, 14 Sep 1995 14:04

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (19 quakes):
  • 27 Aug 1997 00:13 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jul 1997 14:22 UTC
    | M 6.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Saturday, 19 July 1997
  • 08 May 1997 15:58 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    37.5 km (23.3 mi) depth
    |
    180 km (112 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 1997 21:22 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    56.6 km (35.2 mi) depth
    |
    157 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jan 1997 21:19 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Mar 1996 12:34 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 1996 18:08 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    172 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 1996 04:53 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Mar 1996 17:12 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    172 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Mar 1996 21:04 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    25.2 km (15.7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Feb 1996 07:33 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    148 km (92 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Feb 1996 01:37 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Feb 1996 14:27 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Feb 1996 09:17 UTC
    | M 6.2 |
    12.3 km (7.6 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (63 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 25 February 1996
  • 25 Feb 1996 04:17 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Feb 1996 03:08 UTC
    | M 7.1 |
    21.1 km (13.1 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 25 February 1996
  • 08 Jan 1996 09:20 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Oct 1995 14:47 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Sep 1995 03:20 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico on Thursday, 14 September 1995
 

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