Event Summary

Affected Area: 

 

Earthquake Aftershock Details via USGS:

On 4/17/2010 7:41:21 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 4 and depth 11km has struck an very highly populated area in the Baja California Province (population: 1.8 million) in Mexico. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be low (Green alert).

Magnitude 5.3
Date-Time
Location 32.128°N, 115.303°W
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) (poorly constrained)
Region BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
Distances
  • 17 km (11 miles) WSW (243°) from Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico
  • 51 km (32 miles) SSE (159°) from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
  • 54 km (34 miles) WSW (240°) from San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico
  • 167 km (104 miles) E (101°) from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth +/- 31.6 km (19.6 miles)
Parameters Nph= 15, Dmin=64 km, Rmss=0.38 sec, Gp=248°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=2
Source
Event ID ci10589037


Earthquake Details

Magnitude 7.2
Date-Time
Location 32.128°N, 115.303°W
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) (poorly constrained)
Region BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
Distances
  • 26 km (16 miles) SW (225°) from Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico
  • 60 km (38 miles) SSE (165°) from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
  • 62 km (38 miles) SW (233°) from San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico
  • 167 km (104 miles) ESE (105°) from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 2.4 km (1.5 miles); depth +/- 31.6 km (19.6 miles)
Parameters Nph= 13, Dmin=70 km, Rmss=0.28 sec, Gp=259°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=2
Source
Event ID ci14607652
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  1. June 20, 2011 at 3:56 am
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