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Large Earthquake Strikes Mexico

Posted by feww on September 8, 2017



M8.1 Occurs 87km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico


Tsunami Warnings Are in Effect

Earthquake Details:

Magnitude: 8.1 mww
Location: 15.068°N, 93.715°W [87km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico,] depth of 69.7 km
Date-Time: 2017-09-08 04:49:21 UTC


  • No. of aftershocks as of posting: 23
  • Largest aftershocks: 5.3mb [depth of 35km]

Death toll could exceed thousands, and estimated economic losses are expected to reach as much as US$10 billion, according to USGS models.

Estimated Fatalities

No. of Confirmed Fatalities as of Posting: 23

Estimated Economic Losses


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Strong Earthquake Strikes Guatemala

Posted by feww on April 18, 2010

Strong quake measuring up to 5.7Mw strikes western Guatemala

The quake was centered at 14.526°N, 92.010°W and struck at a depth of about 57km on Sunday April 18, 2010 at 13:30:58 UTC.

The epicenter  was about 50 km (30 miles) SE of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
and 65 km (40 miles) WSW of Quezaltenango, Guatemala. There were no reports of damage or injuries, as of posting.

10-degree Map Centered at 15°N,90°W

Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP.

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