7/29/2014 — 6.3M earthquake strikes Mexico — Unrest picking up in pace

A noteworthy earthquake has struck South central Mexico, North of the border with Belize.

freak lightning aaa
Above: 6.3M earthquake July 29, 2014 in South central Mexico

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000ry8m#summary

M6.3 – 19km SW of Juan Rodriguez Clara, Mexico 2014-07-29 10:46:15 UTC

Event Time

  1. 2014-07-29 10:46:15 UTC
  2. 2014-07-29 05:46:15 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2014-07-29 05:46:15 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

17.842°N 95.524°W depth=95.1km (59.1mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 19km (12mi) SW of Juan Rodriguez Clara, Mexico
  2. 60km (37mi) W of Sayula de Aleman, Mexico
  3. 62km (39mi) SSE of Carlos A. Carrillo, Mexico
  4. 65km (40mi) W of Acayucan, Mexico
  5. 418km (260mi) ESE of Mexico City, Mexico

This movement in central America follows on the heels of hefty movement along the Southern portion of the North American craton (a 4.3M earthquake in Oklahoma last night).

oklahoma 4.3m earthquake july 29 2014

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