La Paz, Mexico
In 1978, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred north of La Paz of Baja California Sur, Mexico, resulting in minor property damage. This earthquake is one of four earthquakes included in the virtual earthquake simulation accessed through the link to the right (How is an earthquake epicenter located?).
The resources on this page focus primarily on the instruments, methods and data used to measure and locate earthquakes. Start exploring!
Where did earthquakes occur this week? How many? How big were they?Click to learn!
How is an earthquake epicenter located, and how is its magnitude determined?Click to learn!
What is the difference between a P wave and an S wave?Click to learn!
What else should I know about measuring earthquakes?Click to learn!
What are the details of the geology and fault system at La Paz, Mexico?Click to learn!