Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 850 km west of Mexico City, on Tuesday, 24 August 2010 at 02:11 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.795°N / 107.193°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
224 km (139 mi) SW of Mariano Otero (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) W of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) W of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) WSW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) WSW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
850 km (528 mi) W of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||10 km||off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 850 km west of Mexico City, 24 August 2010 02:11 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Aug 2010 18:46 UTC| M 5.5 |53.3 km (33.1 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details