Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 2km SW of Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico, on 2019-07-16 21:59:51 -06:00

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 2km SW of Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico, on 2019-07-16 21:59:51 -06:00

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 3 km depth

17 Jul 04:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jul 2019 03:59:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2019-07-16 21:59:51 -06:00
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.41°N / 99.22°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Chichinautzin (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Miguel Hidalgo (pop: 372,900)
3 km (2 mi) SW of Polanco (pop: 50,000)
9 km (5 mi) ENE of Jesus del Monte (pop: 23,200)
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Tlalpan (pop: 574,600)
15 km (9 mi) S of Tlalnepantla (pop: 653,400)
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Santiago Tepatlaxco (pop: 3,860)
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Iztapalapa (pop: 1,815,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.93 km2km SW of Miguel Hidalgo, MexicoUSGS
M 2.93 kmDistrito Federal, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (18)

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Roma Norte, Mexico city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sound of movement, pictures on the wall swaying .... light to moderate
Santa Fe, Mexico City 05000 (7.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight swaying in high rise tower bedroom
4.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Villa verdun, Álvaro Obregón , 01810 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
mexico polanco / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Alcaldía Benito Juárez / Light shaking (MMI IV) : No doors, walls or windows cracking Dogs did started to bark Few people went out of their house No alerta sismica sound
Alcaldía Benito Juárez (8.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
6.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
5.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lo sentí en Santa fe en edificio de hotel confort in movimiento leve piso 3 (reported through our app)
2.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was pretty strong but very short... A couple of seconds at most. (reported through our app)
Mexico City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was woken up, felt 2 slight subsequent aftershocks in the following minutes. Only husband also woke up, 3 other sleepers stayed asleep. No visible damage, breaking of building, stuff. 2nd floor of 4 story building.
4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
4.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Short one, maybe 5 seconds (reported through our app)
Polanco (3.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
9.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Colonia Alfonso XIII Alcaldía Álvaro Obregón (4.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Iztacalco (11 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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