Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 2.9 km east of San Agustin Chayuco, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 07:22 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 2.9 km east of San Agustin Chayuco, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 07:22 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 20 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jun 30, 2010 07:22:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.396°N / 97.782°W (San Agustin Chayuco, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.396°S / 82.218°E
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ESE of San Agustin (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ENE of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of San Juan Colorado (pop: 5,560) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) ENE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.320 kmOaxaca, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (22 quakes)

  • 09 Dec 2010 22:32 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    12.1 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Nov 2010 14:30 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Nov 2010 15:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2010 11:50 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    28.6 km (17.8 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Nov 2010 08:14 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 2010 23:23 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    16.6 km (10.3 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Sep 2010 18:07 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Sep 2010 10:16 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    21.9 km (13.6 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Sep 2010 15:37 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    9.7 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Sep 2010 05:23 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Aug 2010 09:56 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Aug 2010 06:56 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Aug 2010 09:17 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    8.8 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jul 2010 19:01 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2010 15:39 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2010 10:52 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    4.8 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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