7.6 magnitude earthquake 12 km from Vallecitos de Zaragoza, Guerrero, Mexico

1979-03-14 11:07:16 UTC

UTC time: Wednesday, March 14, 1979 11:07 AM
Your time: 1979-03-14T11:07:16Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-14 11:07:16 UTC at 11:07
March 14, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.813, -101.276
12.2 km from Vallecitos de Zaragoza (8.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 49 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-14 12:01:24 UTC at 12:01
March 14, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.952, -101.283
5.2 km from Vallecitos de Zaragoza (3.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 52 km

C

4.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-14 12:47:06 UTC at 12:47
March 14, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.672, -100.727
50.2 km from El Súchil (31.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 48 km

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-14 15:35:43 UTC at 15:35
March 14, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.68, -101.396
6.2 km from San Miguelito (4.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 66 km

E
1979-03-14 22:05:08 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 61 km depth
Petatlán, Guerrero, Mexico

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-14 22:05:08 UTC at 22:05
March 14, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.707, -101.081
27.2 km from Petatlán (16.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 61 km

F

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-16 10:10:37 UTC at 10:10
March 16, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.994, -101.148
20.2 km from Vallecitos de Zaragoza (12.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 33 km

G
1979-03-18 20:12:31 UTC 5.4 magnitude, 33 km depth
Petatlán, Guerrero, Mexico

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-18 20:12:31 UTC at 20:12
March 18, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.546, -100.991
29.2 km from Petatlán (18.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 33 km

H
1979-03-20 00:27:55 UTC 4.9 magnitude, 51 km depth
Petatlán, Guerrero, Mexico

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-20 00:27:55 UTC at 00:27
March 20, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.532, -101.293
2.2 km from Petatlán (1.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 51 km