Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 09:05 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 50 km depth
21 Aug 13:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.12°N / 98.31°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Tecomatlán (Centro, Puebla) (pop: 2,620)
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Piaxtla (Puebla) (pop: 1,320)
14 km (9 mi) N of Yetla (pop: 331)
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Tulcingo de Valle (Puebla) (pop: 5,250)
19 km (12 mi) NW of San Antonio Chiltepec (pop: 788)
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Acatlán de Osorio (Puebla) (pop: 16,300)
89 km (55 mi) S of Atlixco (Puebla) (pop: 86,700)
169 km (105 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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