Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Ejido Cucapah Indígena, 5.8 km northwest of Ejido Durango, Mexico, on Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 22:40 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Ejido Cucapah Indígena, 5.8 km northwest of Ejido Durango, Mexico, on Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 22:40 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Apr 4, 2010 22:40:42 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.28617°N / 115.29533°W (Ejido Cucapah Indígena, Baja California, Mexico)
Antipode: 32.286°S / 64.705°E
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNE of Familia Verdugo (Ejido Cucapah Mestizo) (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora) (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Arizona (USA) (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) ENE of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.210 km12km SW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8192 quakes)

  • 05 Apr 2012 19:01 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    3.2 km (2 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Apr 2012 07:22 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth
    |
    193 km (120 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Apr 2012 05:39 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Apr 2012 02:31 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    0.2 km (0.1 mi) depth
    |
    193 km (120 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 21:29 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    8.3 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 20:59 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 17:02 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    2.3 km (1.4 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 15:36 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (120 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 14:09 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 12:16 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    2.4 km (1.5 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 12:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    3.1 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    193 km (120 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 09:54 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    4.6 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2012 01:12 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    1.9 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (120 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2012 23:43 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5.7 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2012 16:49 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2012 16:38 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    1.9 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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