Strong earthquake strikes off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.6

Date-Time • 21 Jan 2016 18:06:59 UTC

• 21 Jan 2016 11:06:59 near epicenter

Location 18.841N 106.954W

Depth 10 km

Distances • 215 km (133 mi) SW of Tomatlan, Mexico
• 255 km (158 mi) W of Cihuatlan, Mexico
• 267 km (165 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
• 275 km (170 mi) SW of Ixtapa, Mexico
• 825 km (511 mi) W of Mexico City, Mexico

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.7 km; Vertical 1.8 km

Parameters Nph = 118; Dmin = 608.2 km; Rmss = 1.61 seconds; Gp = 82°