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Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Chiapas, Mexico at 16:14 UTC (10:14 local time) on February 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth 67.9 km (42.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 70 km (43.5 miles). GEOFON reports it as M6.5 at a...

February 01, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 03:56 UTC on June 30, 2018 (22:56 local time, June 29). The agency is reporting a depth of 24.8 km (15.4 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw 6.0 at a depth of 44 km...

June 30, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 23:39 UTC (17:39 local time) on February 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 24.7 km (15.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Mexico's...

February 17, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 12:53 UTC on September 23, 2017 at a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 6.9 km (4.3...

September 23, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico - more than 300 killed

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC (13:14 local time) on September 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake comes just 12...

September 19, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami generated

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as 8.1 (upgraded from M8.0) hit near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49 UTC on September 8, 2017 (23:49 local time, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 69.7 km (43.3 miles). A red alert for shaking-related...

September 08, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of Mexico at 10:51 UTC on June 7, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 33 km (20.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS, the...

June 07, 2016

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Mexico's SSN as M6.0 hit off the coast of Mexico at 12:51 UTC on April 27, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles) while the USGS reports...

April 27, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake registered off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.6 by the USGS hit off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 18:06 UTC on January 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the...

January 21, 2016

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M6.4 earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico

A strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of M6.4 (USGS) hit Chiapas, Mexico at 19:49 UTC on December 17, 2015. The agency is reporting a depth of 96.9 km (60.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 120 km (74.5 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

December 17, 2015

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake off the coast of Mexico

A strong and shallow M6.2 (USGS) earthquake was registered off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico on February 22, 2015 at 14:23 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles).Epicenter was located 211 km (131 miles) S

February 22, 2015

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Strong and dangerous M6.3 earthquake struck Veracruz, Mexico

A strong earthquake measuring M6.3 on the Richter scale was registered in Veracruz, Mexico, on July 29, 2014, at 10:46 UTC. USGS reported depth of 95.1 km (59.1 miles), EMSC is reporting M6.4 at depth of 100 km (preliminary data).Epicenter was l

July 29, 2014

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Very strong and deadly earthquake M6.9 hit border region of Mexico and Guatemala

A very strong and deadly earthquake measuring M6.9 (downgraded from M7.1 (USGS)) on the Richter scale hit border region of Mexico and Guatemala on July 7, 2014, at 11:23 UTC (06:23 local time). USGS is reporting depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 a

July 07, 2014

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Shallow earthquake M6.2 struck off the coast of Mexico

A shallow earthquake registered as M6.2 struck off the coast of Mexico on May 31, 2014 at 11:53 UTC. EMSC and USGS preliminary reports both mention M6.2 at depth of 10 km. The earthquake struck at 04:53 local time, far away from coastline.Epicenter was located 259

May 31, 2014

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Numerous moderate to strong aftershocks registered in Guerrero, southern Mexico

After M 7.2 earthquake that hit Mexico's southern state of Guerrero on April 18, 2014, the region was hit by numerous moderate to strong aftershocks.Mexico's Servicio Seismologico Nacional (SSN) registered a total of 35 earthquakes since May 8th w

May 10, 2014

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Very strong and shallow M 6.4 earthquake hit Guerrero, Mexico

Very strong and shallow earthquake measuring M 6.4 (downgraded from 6.8) on the Richter scale hit Guerrero, Mexico on May 8, 2014 at 17:00 UTC. Epicenter was located 15 km (9 miles) WSW of Tecpan de Galeana, 31 km (19 miles) NW of Atoyac de Alvare an

May 08, 2014

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Seismic risk high for Indian-Australian plate and is now under major stress

On July 29, 2012, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off Mexico's Pacific coast close to the Guatemalan border, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The quake occurred at 6:22 am (12:22 GMT) at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles), and was

July 30, 2012

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Very strong and shallow 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Michoacan, Mexico

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Michoacan, Mexico on April 11, 2012 at 22:55:10 UTC according to USGS. The epicenter was located 143 km (88 miles) NW of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico (18.272°N, 102.732°W). The depth of epicenter was at 20 km (12.4 miles).There

April 12, 2012

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Very strong and shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Oaxaca, Mexico

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Oaxaca, Mexico at 17:36 UTC on April 2, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 27 km (17 miles) SSE (148°) from Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico (16.477°N, 98.287°W). The depth of epicenter was at 12.3 km (7.6 miles).This

April 02, 2012

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Mexican earthquake might have triggered seismic swarm at San Salvador volcano, El Salvador

The Mexican 7.4 magnitude earthquake near Acapulco on March 20, 2012 might have affected the currently dormant San Salvador volcano in 1000 km distance and triggered an earthquake swarm under the volcano.San Salvador volcano is an active stratovolcano immediately

March 23, 2012

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Dangerous 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck highly populated area of Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico at 18:02:48 UTC on March 20, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 322 km (200 miles) SSE of Mexico City (16.662°N, 98.188°W). The depth of epicenter was at 20 km

March 20, 2012

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Iguala, Mexico

A very strong earthquake magnitude 6.5 occurred near Iguala Mexico at 07:47 PM local time (01:47:26 UTC). Luckily the hypocenter was at a depth of 64.9 km (40.3 miles) according to USGS with epicenter 42 km (26 miles) SW of Iguala, Guerrero, 56 km (34 miles) ESE

December 11, 2011

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Magnitude 6.3 - Revilla Gigedo Island region, Mexico

Strong and shallow magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Revilla Gigedo Island region at 12:32:00 UTC 227 km (141 miles) NE of Socorro Island, 333 km (206 miles) SSE of Cabo San Lucas, Baja Calif. Sur, 419 km (260 miles) W of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexic0 (19.891°N,

November 01, 2011