Magnitude 6.1 - GUERRERO, MEXICO

2006 August 11 14:30:39 UTC

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Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Location18.492°N, 100.935°W
Depth60.1 km (37.3 miles) set by location program
Distances80 km (50 miles) WNW of Arcelia, Guerrero, Mexico
115 km (70 miles) SSW of Zitacuaro, Michoacan, Mexico
120 km (75 miles) NNE of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
210 km (130 miles) WSW of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=243, Nph=243, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.89 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Event IDusrgaw
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A moderate earthquake occurred 205 km (125 miles) WSW of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico at 8:30 AM MDT, Aug 11, 2006 (9:30 AM CDT in Mexico). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage. Additional information about this earthquake can be obtained from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (National Autonomous University of Mexico) in Mexico City (52-55-622-4126).
  • Felt Reports

    Felt (III) at Mexico City. Also felt at Acatlan, Arcelia, Chiautla, Cuautla, Cuernavaca, El Grullo, Ixtapa, Lerma, Morelia, Patzcuaro, Puebla, Puruandiro, Queretaro, Tenancingo, Toluca, Villa Guerrero, Zacapu, Zacualpan and Zihuatanejo.

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