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Mexico
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Guyana
Brazil
Colombia
Cuba
Puerto Rico
Jamaica
Venezuela
Andros
Island
Bahama
Islands
Galapagos Islands
Gulf of
Honduras
Golfo de
Panama
Golfo de
Venezuela
Gulf of
Mexico
Caribbean
Sea
Clark Basin
Colombian Basin
Tobago Basin
Venezuelan Basin
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1906 M8.5
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15N 15N
10N 10N
5N 5N
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MAP EXPLANATION
Earthquakes M6.0+ 1900-2012
Magnitude
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Slab Contours
Depth
0 - 120 (20 km intervals)
160 - 280 (40 km intervals)
320 - 440 (40 km intervals)
480 + (40 km intervals)
Aftershock Zones
#
Subduction
Transform
Divergent
Others
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Kilometers
Caribbean Plate
Nazca Plate
North America Plate
South America Plate
Cocos Plate
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