Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Gulf of California on Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Gulf of California, 145 km NE of San José del Cabo, Mexico, miércoles, 08 oct. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Gulf of California, 145 km NE of San José del Cabo, Mexico, miércoles, 08 oct. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Oct 02:48 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Oct 8 06:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.8 a 6.1.
Fecha & hora: 8 Oct 2014 02:40:55 UTC
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 23.82°N / 108.55°W (Golfo de California, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km al ENE de La Ribera (pop: 2,050) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
136 km al SO de Navolato (pop: 29,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
138 km al SO de Licenciado Benito Juarez (Campo Gobierno) (Licenciado Benito Juárez) (pop: 24,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
138 km al SO de Villa Juarez (Licenciado Benito Juárez) (pop: 21,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
145 km al NE de San José del Cabo (pop: 69,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
146 km al SO de Costa Rica (Centro) (pop: 24,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
160 km al SO de Culiacán (pop: 675,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
173 km al NE de Cabo San Lucas (pop: 68,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
182 km al E de La Paz (pop: 215,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1089 km al ONO de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
132 km al SSO de Isla Talchichilte Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
234 km al SSE de Isla La Lechuguilla Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.110 kmGulf of CaliforniaGFZ
M 6.02 km GULF OF CALIFORNIAEMSC
M 6.110 km145 km al SUROESTE de ELDORADO, SINSSN
M 6.210 kmWSW of El Dorado, MexicoGeoAu
M 6.210 km121km WSW of El Dorado, MexicoUSGS

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San Pablo, CA94806 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke up to swinging. On October 8, 2014 at approximately 01:10am.
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: Golfo de California, 145 km al noreste de San José del Cabo, México Wed, 8 Oct 2014 02:40

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 28 Feb 2015 20:41 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Dec 2014 00:24 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 12 Oct 2014 16:28 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 08 Oct 2014 06:30 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 08 Oct 2014 04:26 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Gulf of California, 145 km NE of San José del Cabo, Mexico, miércoles, 08 oct. 2014
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