Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Monday, 27 June 2005 at 11:35 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Monday, 27 June 2005 at 11:35 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

Date & time: 27 Jun 2005 11:35:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.781°N / 107.298°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
234 km (145 mi) WSW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) WSW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SW of Compostela (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (241 mi) SW of Xalisco (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
862 km (535 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.220 kmoff the coast of Jalisco, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, 27 June 2005 11:35 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 04 Jul 2005 05:12 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2005 21:43 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    72.7 km (45.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off the Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, on Monday, 27 June 2005 at 11:35 (GMT)
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