Magnitude 6.5 - MICHOACAN, MEXICO

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2012 April 11 22:55:10 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location18.272°N, 102.732°W
Depth20 km (12.4 miles)
Distances69 km (42 miles) NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, Mexico
129 km (80 miles) SSW of Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico
143 km (88 miles) NW of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
384 km (238 miles) WSW of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 2.7 km (1.7 miles)
ParametersNST=537, Nph=537, Dmin=224.9 km, Rmss=1.14 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=B
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00090z0
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Felt Reports

Felt (VII) at La Mira; (VI) at Acatzingo; (IV) at Colima, Jocotepec, Mexico, Morelia, Nezahualcoyotl, Patzcuaro, Tlajomulco, Tlaquepaque, Villa de Alvarez, Zamora and Zapopan; (III) at Ajijic, Bucerias, Chapala, Cihuatlan, Cuernavaca, Ecatepec, Guadalajara, Ixtapa, Leon, Manzanillo, Puerto Vallarta, Toluca and Zihuatanejo. Felt as far as Monterrey and Puerto Escondido.

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