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7.9 Quake in Guerrero, Mexico!

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posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:27 PM
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Magnitude Mw 7.9
Region GUERRERO, MEXICO
Date time 2012-03-20 18:02:47.0 UTC
Location 16.70 N ; 98.18 W
Depth 2 km
Distances 261 km S Puebla (pop 1,392,099 ; local time 12:02:47.1 2012-03-20)
161 km W Oaxaca (pop 262,566 ; local time 12:02:47.1 2012-03-20)
26 km E Ometepec (pop 17,801 ; local time 12:02:47.1 2012-03-20)
9 km NW Cacahuatepec (pop 3,636 ; local time 12:02:47.1 2012-03-20)


EMSC

that is going to be devastating!!

I'll be posting updates as they come in!!




posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:28 PM
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Magnitude
7.6
Date-Time
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 18:02:48 UTC
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 12:02:48 PM at epicenter
Location
16.662°N, 98.188°W
Depth
17.5 km (10.9 miles)
Region
OAXACA, MEXICO
Distances
25 km (15 miles) E (95°) from Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
42 km (26 miles) NNW (335°) from Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
87 km (54 miles) SW (219°) from Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
162 km (101 miles) WSW (255°) from Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
186 km (115 miles) E (96°) from Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Location Uncertainty
horizontal +/- 15.8 km (9.8 miles); depth +/- 6.5 km (4.0 miles)
Parameters
NST=438, Nph=440, Dmin=312.8 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 79°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID
usc0008m6h


USGS



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:28 PM
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Just beat me to it, thankfully I checked. Wow this is going to be bad. Not much in the news as of yet.



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:31 PM
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Looks like many ATS'ers were right and the vid floating around of a prediction was also right. Many called him crazy but...

Hope this is the only one.

Good work ATS!

Peace



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:32 PM
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From what has been said so far the quake shook buildings and seemed very long,

Electricity is back, but no phones

Mexico's president calderon says no serious damages reported from strong quake



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:32 PM
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This is interesting. How common are earthquakes in in Southern Mexico?



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:33 PM
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188 day cycle... wow.

I'll be sending prayers & healing energies to those poor folks.



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:33 PM
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Posted a bit earlier here
www.abovetopsecret.com...

Please add further comments to the ongoing discussion in the above linked thread.
Thanks




**Thread Closed**



posted on Mar, 20 2012 @ 01:33 PM
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It was 11 miles underground so there a bit lucky it was quite deep, No tsunami expected.



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