Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 3.3 km south of Misantla, Veracruz, Mexico, on Sunday, 26 February 2017 at 02:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
26 Feb 02:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9°N / 96.85°W (Misantla, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Naolinco (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Piedras Negras (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) S of Misantla (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Colipa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Villa Independencia (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Martinez de la Torre (pop: 60,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Banderilla (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Tlapacoyan (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Coatepec (pop: 53,600) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) ENE of 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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