Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Thursday, 17 July 2003 at 19:57 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.507°N / 107.129°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
238 km (148 mi) SW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) WSW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) WSW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) WSW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
848 km (527 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||10 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, 17 July 2003 19:57 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Aug 2003 23:24 UTC| M 5.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|46 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Details