Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 5.5 km east of Yerba Santa, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 12:50 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 5.5 km east of Yerba Santa, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 12:50 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 83 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Feb 12, 2008 12:50:18 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.357°N / 94.304°W (Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.357°S / 85.696°E
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) W of San Pedro Tapanatepec (pop: 7,440) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Tonala (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (167 mi) ESE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
614 km (382 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: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (67 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 5, 2008 20:01
13 years ago
4.0

167 km
Colonia del Valle, 2.6 km NW of Los Pinos (Las Brujas), MexicoMore
Jul 28, 2008 05:16
14 years ago
3.8

92 km
Conchita, 7.4 km N of Las Amilpas, San Dionisio del Mar, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 28, 2008 00:27
14 years ago
4.1

135 km
Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, 41 km N of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jul 22, 2008 02:38
14 years ago
4.2

82 km
North Pacific Ocean, 20 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 11, 2008 10:42
14 years ago
4.2

130 km
Díaz Ordaz, 10.6 km NW of Benito Juarez, San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 2008 23:12
14 years ago
3.9

100 km
8.1 km SE of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 2008 21:22
14 years ago
4.3

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 31 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 2008 07:20
14 years ago
3.9

115 km
17 km E of San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 2008 05:10
14 years ago
4.0

94 km
Mar Muerto, 3.6 km NE of Cachimbo, San Francisco del Mar, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 4, 2008 16:31
14 years ago
4.2

178 km
San Francisco la Paz, Veracruz, 7.6 km NE of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
Jul 3, 2008 18:21
14 years ago
5.0

42 km
North Pacific Ocean, 50 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jul 3, 2008 02:24
14 years ago
4.2

181 km
Uxpanapa, Veracruz, 11 km NW of La Esperanza, MexicoMore
Jun 22, 2008 01:32
14 years ago
5.1

132 km
2.8 km W of Nuevo Amanecer Tenejapa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 5, 2008 05:11
14 years ago
5.3

99 km
North Pacific Ocean, 17 km W of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), MexicoMore
May 30, 2008 15:39
14 years ago
4.0

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 58 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 30, 2008 07:06
14 years ago
4.0

146 km
Río Negro, Oaxaca, 8.9 km N of Nuevas Maravillas, Cintalapa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 25, 2008 15:05
14 years ago
3.8

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 45 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 25, 2008 11:51
14 years ago
4.0

61 km
North Pacific Ocean, 48 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 25, 2008 09:01
14 years ago
4.0

5 km
North Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 24, 2008 21:59
14 years ago
4.5

61 km
North Pacific Ocean, 47 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 24, 2008 09:35
14 years ago
3.7

93 km
La Punta, 9.8 km W of Arriaga, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 24, 2008 06:52
14 years ago
3.7

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 53 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 14, 2008 12:48
14 years ago
3.9

134 km
29 km SW of San Francisco la Paz, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 13, 2008 07:25
14 years ago
3.9

110 km
Santa Maria Chimalapa, 5.4 km NE of San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 13, 2008 04:02
14 years ago
3.7

157 km
Uxpanapa, Veracruz, 12 km SW of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
May 8, 2008 17:19
14 years ago
3.6

121 km
Cuauhtémoc, 1.4 km E of La Zacatera, San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 24, 2008 12:51
14 years ago
3.7

121 km
8.6 km S of Cuauhtémoc, Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 12, 2008 05:46
14 years ago
3.7

126 km
10.5 km NE of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 7, 2008 12:17
14 years ago
4.1

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 82 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 4, 2008 14:10
14 years ago
4.1

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 82 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 3, 2008 09:26
14 years ago
3.7

139 km
Tres Picos, 24 km NE of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 2, 2008 00:29
14 years ago
4.1

181 km
San José, 8.3 km SE of Vicente Guerrero, Jiquipilas, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 1, 2008 22:42
14 years ago
4.0

25 km
North Pacific Ocean, 54 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 31, 2008 11:22
14 years ago
3.9

145 km
Unión Agrarista, 8.8 km SE of José Maria Pino Suarez, MexicoMore
Mar 31, 2008 07:10
14 years ago
3.8

104 km
Xocotepec, 15 km S of Chahuites, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 24, 2008 19:07
14 years ago
3.9

123 km
Barreña, 7 km NE of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 24, 2008 15:09
14 years ago
4.1

72 km
North Pacific Ocean, 13 km W of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 23, 2008 23:57
14 years ago
4.1

49 km
North Pacific Ocean, 88 km SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 23, 2008 17:23
14 years ago
4.3

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 83 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 23, 2008 16:16
14 years ago
3.9

78 km
North Pacific Ocean, 47 km S of Chahuites, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 23, 2008 01:19
14 years ago
4.3

86 km
North Pacific Ocean, 41 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 22, 2008 08:19
14 years ago
4.0

141 km
1.4 km S of Ingeniero Eloy Borras Aguilar, Cintalapa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 20, 2008 08:41
14 years ago
3.9

77 km
North Pacific Ocean, 7.9 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 18, 2008 21:58
14 years ago
3.8

111 km
Ostuta, 26 km N of Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 18, 2008 03:43
14 years ago
4.1

170 km
3.4 km SW of Canaan, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 17, 2008 00:02
14 years ago
3.9

72 km
North Pacific Ocean, 1.9 km SW of Cachimbo, MexicoMore
Mar 12, 2008 18:19
14 years ago
4.1

105 km
Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, 7.8 km E of La Blanca, Santo Domingo Ingenio, MexicoMore
Mar 11, 2008 20:33
14 years ago
4.1

96 km
Oaxaca, 6.6 km SW of La Blanca, Santo Domingo Ingenio, MexicoMore
Mar 11, 2008 12:43
14 years ago
4.1

34 km
North Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 10, 2008 18:24
14 years ago
4.0

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 86 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 9, 2008 07:10
14 years ago
4.1

89 km
Unión Hidalgo, 5.4 km NW of Union Hidalgo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 9, 2008 04:12
14 years ago
4.0

105 km
2.4 km S of Paredon, Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 9, 2008 03:21
14 years ago
4.1

91 km
North Pacific Ocean, 27 km S of Salinas, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 5, 2008 00:15
14 years ago
3.9

68 km
5.3 km SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 4, 2008 21:59
14 years ago
3.8

138 km
Díaz Ordaz, 8.5 km N of Benito Juarez, San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 4, 2008 16:48
14 years ago
3.9

76 km
North Pacific Ocean, 7.6 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 4, 2008 14:27
14 years ago
3.8

183 km
El Tesoro, 47 km SW of Tuxtla Gutierres, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 2, 2008 05:17
14 years ago
4.1

28 km
North Pacific Ocean, 27 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 28, 2008 04:42
14 years ago
4.1

13 km
North Pacific Ocean, 80 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 28, 2008 00:55
14 years ago
3.9

94 km
3.5 km S of Llano Redondo, El Barrio de la Soledad, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 27, 2008 04:53
14 years ago
3.8

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 30 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 2008 23:58
14 years ago
3.8

106 km
Santa Maria Petapa, 3.4 km W of Colonia Rincon Viejo, MexicoMore
Feb 23, 2008 09:19
14 years ago
4.3

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 57 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 22, 2008 07:49
14 years ago
4.3

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 50 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 17, 2008 07:45
14 years ago
3.8

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km SW of La Linea, Arriaga, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Feb 15, 2008 17:38
14 years ago
3.7

109 km
1.5 km SE of Entrada el Zapote, El Barrio de la Soledad, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 12, 2008 16:20
14 years ago
3.9

92 km
San Francisco del Mar Pueblo Viejo, 4 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, MexicoMore
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