Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 1.6 km southeast of Bajo Grande, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 13:11 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 1.6 km southeast of Bajo Grande, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 13:11 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 166 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Apr 7, 2011 13:11:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 166.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.208°N / 94.338°W (Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.208°S / 85.662°E
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Helio Garcia Alfaro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Las Choapas (Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Cosoleacaque (Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (Nanchital, Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) SE of Xalapa (Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 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: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.6166 kmVeracruz, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (49 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 30, 2011 20:19
10 years ago
4.2

169 km
San Francisco la Paz, 3.7 km S of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
Sep 26, 2011 18:10
10 years ago
4.0

134 km
Plan de San Luis, Veracruz, 4.5 km SE of Plan de San Luis, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 2011 12:57
10 years ago
4.1

22 km
North Pacific Ocean, 7.8 km S of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 17, 2011 16:48
10 years ago
4.0

139 km
Nuevo Cantón, 1.4 km SW of El Faisan, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Sep 17, 2011 09:04
10 years ago
4.2

128 km
Uxpanapa, 19 km SW of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
Sep 8, 2011 17:49
10 years ago
4.0

153 km
Esperanza de los Pobres, 3.3 km W of Monte de los Olivos (La Mona), MexicoMore
Sep 6, 2011 17:24
10 years ago
5.0

153 km
El Tesoro, 3.1 km E of San Antonio el Tesoro, MexicoMore
Sep 2, 2011 13:46
10 years ago
4.0

122 km
5 km NE of Arroyo Chichihua, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 30, 2011 19:21
10 years ago
4.1

107 km
San Juan Cotzocon, 6.8 km NE of Los Angeles, MexicoMore
Aug 28, 2011 00:13
10 years ago
4.0

132 km
Espíritu Santo, 19 km SE of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 27, 2011 19:12
10 years ago
4.0

154 km
4 km E of Nuevo Progreso, Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 21, 2011 13:56
10 years ago
4.2

135 km
Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, 24 km S of Poblado 10, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Aug 15, 2011 03:17
10 years ago
4.1

99 km
12 km N of Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 14, 2011 00:55
10 years ago
4.1

100 km
Agua Fría, 3.6 km NE of La Ventosa, MexicoMore
Aug 12, 2011 00:02
10 years ago
4.1

80 km
2.7 km E of La Compuerta, San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 2, 2011 15:42
10 years ago
4.0

130 km
La Herradura, 3.8 km N of San Miguel del Rio, Jesus Carranza, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Jul 28, 2011 15:15
11 years ago
4.2

72 km
San Miguel Chimalapa, 27 km SE of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 15, 2011 09:25
11 years ago
4.0

197 km
1 km SE of El Triunfo, Matias Romero Avendaño, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Jul 11, 2011 03:14
11 years ago
4.0

87 km
La Ciruela, 0.7 km SE of La Ciruela, El Barrio de la Soledad, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 2011 15:19
11 years ago
4.3

113 km
La Ventosa, 6.3 km NW of La Ventosa, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 2011 03:40
11 years ago
4.2

172 km
Aguacatenango, 2.8 km W of Loma Santa Cruz, San Juan Mazatlan, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 7, 2011 05:34
11 years ago
4.2

137 km
8.8 km E of Congregacion Cabecera Chalchijapa, MexicoMore
Jul 4, 2011 03:36
11 years ago
4.0

174 km
1.6 km W of El Nopal, Jesus Carranza, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Jul 3, 2011 19:03
11 years ago
4.0

161 km
Cuauhtémoc, 1.9 km SE of La Zacatera, San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 25, 2011 15:14
11 years ago
4.0

118 km
3.2 km W of Dieciséis de Septiembre, Jesus Carranza, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Jun 23, 2011 07:26
11 years ago
4.1

104 km
Las Petacas, 11 km NW of Huanacastal, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 20, 2011 11:28
11 years ago
4.2

164 km
Piedra Parada, 0.4 km S of El Frailescano, Jiquipilas, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 20, 2011 04:20
11 years ago
4.2

61 km
Ostuta, 0.4 km SW of 5 de Noviembre (La Cristalina), MexicoMore
Jun 18, 2011 03:42
11 years ago
4.0

143 km
2.5 km NW of San Antonio del Valle, San Juan Mazatlan, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 12, 2011 11:17
11 years ago
4.6

117 km
Lázaro Cárdenas, 3.1 km N of Arroyo Limon, San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 12, 2011 09:19
11 years ago
4.3

163 km
Elsy Herrerías de Castellanos, 21 km SW of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
Jun 11, 2011 11:09
11 years ago
4.2

154 km
Francisco Villa Dos, 5.2 km NW of Jorge L. Tamayo (Poblado Dos), MexicoMore
Jun 3, 2011 14:21
11 years ago
4.6

135 km
Bella Vista, 2 km S of Loma Alta, Santiago Yaveo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 27, 2011 13:46
11 years ago
4.1

209 km
Las Carolinas, 1.9 km NW of Las Carolinas, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, MexicoMore
May 22, 2011 20:58
11 years ago
4.0

127 km
Espíritu Santo, 18 km SE of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 22, 2011 14:31
11 years ago
4.2

64 km
Oaxaca, 4.6 km NW of La Blanca, Santo Domingo Ingenio, MexicoMore
May 16, 2011 20:35
11 years ago
4.3

168 km
2.4 km SW of Arroyo Azul, Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 8, 2011 08:23
11 years ago
4.0

151 km
Abundancia, 10.6 km SE of Hidalgotitlan, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Apr 30, 2011 11:17
11 years ago
4.2

125 km
Saturnino, 3.3 km NE of Saturnino Cedillo (Poblado Uno), MexicoMore
Apr 29, 2011 14:24
11 years ago
4.2

134 km
Díaz Ordaz, 14 km NW of Benito Juarez, San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 29, 2011 13:24
11 years ago
4.2

13 km
Huajapan, 26 km SW of Chahuites, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 20, 2011 06:46
11 years ago
4.0

80 km
Santiago Niltepec, 15 km NW of Las Amilpas, San Dionisio del Mar, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 18, 2011 00:46
11 years ago
4.4

136 km
1.3 km N of Alto Lucero, Sayula de Aleman, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Apr 17, 2011 06:09
11 years ago
4.5

147 km
Uxpanapa, 3.5 km SW of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
Apr 14, 2011 16:33
11 years ago
4.2

92 km
Guichilona, 16 km N of Ixtepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 14, 2011 08:04
11 years ago
4.1

131 km
12 km S of San Francisco la Paz, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 9, 2011 13:40
11 years ago
4.6

155 km
Uxpanapa, 5.8 km SW of San Francisco la Paz, MexicoMore
Apr 9, 2011 11:20
11 years ago
4.1

141 km
Arena, 0.7 km SE of Macaya, Sayula de Aleman, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Apr 8, 2011 08:45
11 years ago
4.2

143 km
6.5 km W of San Francisco la Paz, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
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