Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Veracruz, Mexico, on Saturday, 21 December 2019 at 23:14 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 125 km depth
21 Dec 23:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.26°N / 94.83°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Benito Juárez (Veracruz) (pop: 138)
12 km (8 mi) WSW of Cuauhtémoc de Tierra Blanca (Amatal) (Veracruz) (pop: 235)
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Cuauhtémoc (Oaxaca) (pop: 2,260)
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Tolosita (Oaxaca) (pop: 722)
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca) (pop: 18,900)
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Minatitlan (Veracruz) (pop: 112,000)
191 km (119 mi) WNW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100)
514 km (319 mi) ESE 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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