Magnitude 6.6 - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO

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2008 October 16 19:41:26 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location14.443°N, 92.423°W
Depth24 km (14.9 miles) set by location program
RegionOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Distances50 km (30 miles) S of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
100 km (65 miles) WSW of Quezaltenango, Guatemala
200 km (125 miles) W of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
915 km (570 miles) SE of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=312, Nph=312, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.01 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008yfbk
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