Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 6 July 2007 at 01:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 6 July 2007 at 01:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 113 km depth

Date & time: 6 Jul 2007 01:09:19 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Profondeur: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.35°N / 93.99°W (Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Apas-Navenchauc (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km E de El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km OSO de Tiltepec (pop: 2,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km SSO de Villamorelos (pop: 1,680) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km NO de Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
17 km SE de Nueva Tenochtitlan (Rizo de Oro) (pop: 1,640) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
21 km ENE de Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
38 km NO de Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km SO de Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
104 km OSO de Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
643 km ESE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 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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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.1113 kmChiapas, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Chiapas, Mexico, 6 July 2007 01:09 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 31 Dec 2007 09:13 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    117.7 km (73.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Dec 2007 09:11 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    88.6 km (55.1 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Dec 2007 03:50 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    106.1 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 2007 05:04 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    141.9 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2007 11:49 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    122.5 km (76.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Oct 2007 02:30 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2007 21:58 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    130.7 km (81.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Sep 2007 22:29 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    71.2 km (44.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Sep 2007 19:04 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    128.4 km (79.8 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Sep 2007 14:57 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    158.6 km (98.5 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Sep 2007 01:16 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    150.2 km (93.3 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Aug 2007 22:40 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    148.8 km (92.5 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Aug 2007 10:22 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2007 01:51 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    99.8 km (62 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 6 July 2007 at 01:09 (GMT)
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondeur
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 23 Sep 1902 20:18
    | 7.8 |
    unknown
    |
    il y a 118 ans
    |
    113km / 70mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • 22 Mar 1928 04:17
    | 7.6 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 93 ans
    |
    227km / 141mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 23 Aug 1965 19:46
    | 7.4 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    il y a 55 ans
    |
    203km / 126mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 29 Apr 1970 14:01
    | 7.3 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    il y a 51 ans
    |
    249km / 155mi
    | Offshore Chiapas, Mexico
  • 21 Oct 1995 02:38
    | 7.2 |
    159km / 99mi
    |
    il y a 25 ans
    |
    78km / 48mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • 10 Sep 1993 19:12
    | 7.2 |
    34km / 21mi
    |
    il y a 27 ans
    |
    232km / 144mi
    | Offshore Chiapas, Mexico
  • 13 Nov 1972 04:43
    | 6.6 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 48 ans
    |
    139km / 86mi
    | Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 30 Sep 1993 18:27
    | 6.5 |
    19.2km / 11.9mi
    |
    il y a 27 ans
    |
    128km / 80mi
    | Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 16 Jan 2002 23:09
    | 6.4 |
    80km / 50mi
    |
    il y a 19 ans
    |
    132km / 82mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • 28 Nov 2001 14:32
    | 6.4 |
    85km / 53mi
    |
    il y a 19 ans
    |
    128km / 80mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • Show all

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