Mag. 4.3 earthquake - VERACRUZ, MEXICO, on Saturday, 5 January 2019 at 09:32 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - VERACRUZ, MEXICO, on Saturday, 5 January 2019 at 09:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 2 km depth

5 Jan 09:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Jan 2019 09:32:14 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.39°N / 97.07°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cofre de Perote (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Coatepec (pop: 53,600)
19 km (12 mi) N of San Diego del Palmar (pop: 298)
23 km (14 mi) SW of Xalapa (pop: 424,800)
27 km (17 mi) NE of Tlanalapan (pop: 11,800)
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Huatusco (pop: 29,400)
35 km (22 mi) N of Coscomatepec de Bravo (pop: 12,900)
125 km (78 mi) ENE of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100)
216 km (134 mi) E of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.32 km VERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC

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Huatulco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up thought something blew up.
Las Brisas, Tangolunda Bay, Huatulco, Oaxaca (416.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shaking woke me up. It didn't last long.
Ixhuacan de los Reyes I / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
218.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Xico (Mexico, 7 km NE of epicenter) : Since it woke me up, it may have been longer than I felt but, for me, it felt like someone hit my bed once hard enough to wake me up. (reported through EMSC)
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