Baja Region

Earthquake in Mexico

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 A major 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck near the Mexico-California border on Sunday, killing at least one person and around 100 people injured as it rocked buildings, ruptured a highway.

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Earthquake in Mexico

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EQ-2010-000066-MEX

Occurance Date: 

04/04/2010

Topography Reflects Baja Quake Site's Complex Geology

 The topography surrounding the Laguna Salada fault in the Mexican state of Baja, California, is clearly shown in this combined radar image and topographic view (right) generated with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). On April 4, 2010, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck along this fault about 64 kilometers (40 miles) south of the Mexico-United States border.

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Tue, 06/04/2010 - 10:05

latitude: 

32

longitude: 

115
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