Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Dolores, 16 km northwest of Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, July 6, 2007 at 01:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Dolores, 16 km northwest of Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, July 6, 2007 at 01:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 113 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 6, 2007 01:09:19 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.35°N / 93.99°W (Dolores, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.35°S / 86.01°E
Nearest volcano: Apas-Navenchauc (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Berriozabal (Berriozábal) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Suchiapa (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
643 km (399 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.1113 kmChiapas, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 31, 2007 09:13
14 years ago
3.6

118 km
Azteca, 7.4 km W of Arriaga, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 17, 2007 09:11
14 years ago
4.2

89 km
North Pacific Ocean, 36 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 12, 2007 03:50
14 years ago
3.7

106 km
6.4 km N of Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 9, 2007 05:04
14 years ago
3.8

142 km
La Cascada, 29 km W of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Nov 21, 2007 11:49
14 years ago
4.2

123 km
39 km W of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Oct 7, 2007 02:30
14 years ago
4.3

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 23 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Oct 3, 2007 21:58
14 years ago
4.1

131 km
Díaz Ordaz, Oaxaca, 61 km W of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 17, 2007 22:29
14 years ago
4.7

71 km
North Pacific Ocean, 32 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 11, 2007 19:04
14 years ago
3.9

128 km
Tehuacan, 28 km SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 5, 2007 14:57
14 years ago
4.2

159 km
Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, 36 km NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, MexicoMore
Sep 5, 2007 01:16
14 years ago
3.9

150 km
Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, 45 km NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, MexicoMore
Aug 26, 2007 22:40
14 years ago
4.1

149 km
Agrónomos Mexicanos, 26 km W of Villaflores, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Aug 20, 2007 10:22
14 years ago
4.3

80 km
San Francisco Ixhuatan, 4.9 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 7, 2007 01:51
15 years ago
4.0

100 km
La Punta, 13 km W of Arriaga, Chiapas, MexicoMore

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