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#404279 - 04/07/11 09:16 AM Earthquakes this am  
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Marty Offline
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from Cayo just under an hour ago...

Earthquakes going on right now for a few minutes as my trading room up on the third floor vibrates and wobbles.

Looks like they just had a 6.7 mag near Veracruz, Mexico.


Geographic coordinates: 17.431N, 93.978W
Magnitude: 6.5 Mw
Depth: 167 km
Universal Time (UTC): 7 Apr 2011 13:11:24
Time near the Epicenter: 7 Apr 2011 08:11:24
Local standard time in your area: 7 Apr 2011 13:11:24

Location with respect to nearby cities:
57 km (35 miles) S (169 degrees) of Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico
79 km (49 miles) SSE (168 degrees) of Agua Dulce, Veracruz, Mexico
79 km (49 miles) SW (234 degrees) of Huimanguillo, Tabasco, Mexico
84 km (52 miles) SE (137 degrees) of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico
483 km (300 miles) NW (311 degrees) of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala

#404284 - 04/07/11 09:39 AM Re: Earthquakes this am [Re: Marty]  
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Diane Campbell Offline
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Hm..... thankfully I did not feel a thing here - 6.7 is getting up there.

#404285 - 04/07/11 09:42 AM Re: Earthquakes this am [Re: Marty]  
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Nothing here either.... thankfully

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#404286 - 04/07/11 09:52 AM Re: Earthquakes this am [Re: Marty]  
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Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits off Japan. Tsunami alert is issued for ravaged northeastern coast.

#404287 - 04/07/11 09:59 AM Re: Earthquakes this am [Re: Marty]  
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About the Mexican quake - it was about 100 miles deep. Not dangerous although mild shaking was apparently widespread. Apparently this is not an uncommon event for that location.

My heart is with the good people of Japan.

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