Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 08:20 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 57 km depth
12 Aug 13:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 98.38°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of San Miguel Tlaltepexi (Puebla) (pop: 866)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Tulcingo de Valle (Puebla) (pop: 5,250)
12 km (7 mi) WNW of Olomatlán (Puebla) (pop: 995)
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Tecomatlán (Centro, Puebla) (pop: 2,620)
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Acaxtlahuacán de Albino Zertuche (Puebla) (pop: 1,710)
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Guadalupe del Recreo (pop: 608)
120 km (75 mi) S of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100)
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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