Magnitude 6.0 deep earthquake hit Guerrero, Mexico
Deep earthquake with recorded magnitude 6.0 hit Guerrero, Mexico on November 15, 2012 at 09:20 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 10 km (6 miles) E of Tlalchapa, Mexico and 17 km (10 miles) NW of Arcelia, Mexico at coordinates 18.407°N, 100.373°W. Recorded depth by USGS was 60.9 km (37.8 miles).
GDACS estimated that this earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability. About 1 460 000 people within 100 km.
|Depth||60.9 km (37.8 miles)|
|Distances||10 km (6 miles) E of Tlalchapa, Mexico
17 km (10 miles) NW of Arcelia, Mexico
31 km (19 miles) ENE of Ciudad Altamirano, Mexico
55 km (34 miles) W of Teloloapan, Mexico
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 11.8 km (7.3 miles); depth +/- 7.9 km (4.9 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=518, Nph=540, Dmin=162.5 km, Rmss=1.2 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Article is taken from: The Watchers