Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Pochotepec, 0.7 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico, on Monday, 9 January 2017 at 23:32 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 72 km depth
10 Jan 01:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 43 minutes.
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.99°N / 96.94°W (Pochotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) ESE of Salina Cruz (pop: 144) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Huautla de Jiménez (Puebla) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Chiquihuitlan de Benito Juarez (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Teotitlan (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Zinacatepec (Puebla) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Ajalpan (Puebla) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SE of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi, Puebla) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) SE of Tehuacan (Puebla) (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) SE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||72 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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