Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Earthquake 7.4 Mag Hits Oaxaca, Mexico

Earthquake of 7.4 Mag hits Mexico; 84 miles SSW of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico, according to the US Geological Survey.

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

Earthquake Map Details:
Magnitude: 7.4
Date-Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 18:02:48 UTC
Date-Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 11:02:48 AM MST (Phoenix)
Location: 16.662°N, 98.188°W
Depth km: 20 km (12.4 miles)
Region: Oaxaca, Mexico

Distances:
136 km (84 miles) SSW of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
162 km (100 miles) WSW of Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
170 km (105 miles) SE of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico
322 km (200 miles) SSE of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico

Source: USGS