Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Near the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, martes, 11 feb. 1941

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Near the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, martes, 11 feb. 1941

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth

Fecha & hora: 11 Feb 1941 02:35:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.6
Profundidad: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15,11°N / 94,845°W (México)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km al SSE de El Morro (Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Oaxaca) (pop: 2,630)
142 km al SSE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec, Oaxaca) (pop: 37,400)
149 km al S de Juchitán de Zaragoza (Oaxaca) (pop: 67,600)
160 km al SW de Tonalá (Chiapas) (pop: 32,900)
161 km al SW de Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 22,800)
164 km al S de Ixtepec (Oaxaca) (pop: 23,200)
469 km al W de Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
661 km al SE de Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 6.615 kmnear the coast of Oaxaca, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.6 terremoto: Near the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico Tue, 11 Feb 14h35

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Near the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, martes, 11 feb. 1941
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