Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Puebla, 2.1 km east of Jalacingo, Veracruz, Mexico, on Monday, 8 February 2016 at 21:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 20 km depth
8 Feb 21:35 UTC: First to report: SSN after 19 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.81°N / 97.29°W (Puebla, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Los Humeros (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of Jalacingo (Veracruz) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NW of Altotonga (Veracruz) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) E of Teziutlan (pop: 58,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Tlapacoyan (Veracruz) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) N of Perote (Veracruz) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Villa Independencia (Veracruz) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Martinez de la Torre (Veracruz) (pop: 60,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Xalapa (Veracruz) (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NE of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) ENE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||20 km||7 km al ESTE de TEZIUTLAN, PUE||SSN|
|M 4.5||10 km||Veracruz, Mexico||GFZ|
|M 4.6||10 km||PUEBLA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.6||28 km||- 13km SSW of Teziutlan, Mexico||USGS|
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