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M6.4 Quake Rattles SW Mexico

Posted by feww on May 9, 2014


Strong Earthquake Strikes Near Middle America Trench

Centered at 17.385°N, 100.656°W the quake occurred at a depth of about  23.9km (14.9mi), said USGS/EHP.

The event occurred close to the epicenter of powerful earthquake measuring 7.5Mw that struck the region on April 18, 2014.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 6.4Mw
Event Time: 2014-05-08 @ 17:00:17 UTC
Location: 17.385°N 100.656°W depth=23.9km (14.9mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 15km (9mi) N of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
  • 31km (19mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
  • 66km (41mi) ESE of Petatlan, Mexico
  • 73km (45mi) WNW of Coyuca de Benitez, Mexico
  • 277km (172mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico

Tsunami Evaluation

No tsunami generated.

EQ Location Map

mexico quake 9may2014
30-Day Magnitude 4.5+ EQs. Source: USGS/EHP


The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be released together with Bulletin NO. 96 on May 11, 2014.

FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecasts for California and Japan

Due to the reasons explained previously on this blog, FIRE-EARTH Science Team has suspended its research on California and Japan seismicity.

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One Response to “M6.4 Quake Rattles SW Mexico”

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