Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO, on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 at 14:25 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 71 km depth
27 Dec 14:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.76°N / 97.26°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Coixtlahuaca (pop: 1,110)
34 km (21 mi) N of Asunción Nochixtlán (pop: 10,000)
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (Villa de Tamazulápam del Progreso) (pop: 5,030)
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Casa Blanca (pop: 14,900)
55 km (34 mi) E of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000)
80 km (49 mi) S of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700)
174 km (108 mi) SE of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100)
271 km (168 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
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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