Last Updated: Monday, October 8, 2012

Midnight California earthquake: Well felt in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico

Disaster Report: M 6.0 strong earthquake shakes Gulf of California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Flash news: October 20, strong earthquake in Central California

Update 06:50 UTC
Following USGS PAGER MAP, Max. shaking is V (moderate) in Topolobampo. Topolobampo has population of approx. 8,000.
The closet populated area is Los Mochis, where light shaking of MMI IV will have felt.
Beside Los Mochis, people of Higuera de Zaragoza, Bagojo, Ahome, General Juan Jose Rios, Guasave, La Paz and Guamuchil will have also felt light shaking of MMI IV.
Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Culiacan and Ciudad Obregon.

Update 06:45 UTC
Earthquake occurred at midnight. The populated area Los Mochis of Mexico is 93 km far from epicenter. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km.

M 6.0 strong earthquake shakes Gulf of California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 93 km SW from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.

06:26 UTC (local time Monday, October 08, 2012 at 12:26 AM @ epicenter)

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Epicenter location

93 km (58 miles) SSW (209°) from Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico
93 km (58 miles) SW (225°) from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
102 km (63 miles) SW (232°) from Juan José Ríos, Sinaloa, Mexico
1089 km (676 miles) SE (137°) from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

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