Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Thursday, 1 May 1997 at 11:37 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.993°N / 107.35°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
226 km (141 mi) WSW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) WSW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) SW of Xalisco (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) SW of Tepic (pop: 332,900) --> See nearby quakes!
865 km (537 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.9||33 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.9 quake Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, 1 May 1997 11:37 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 12 May 1997 15:03 UTC| M 5.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|35 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 12 May 1997 04:41 UTC| M 5.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|37 km (23 mi) distance| USGS | Details