Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 3.6 km north of Alvaro Obregon, Mexico City, on Saturday, 4 Jan 2020 8:38 am (GMT +0)
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 3 km depth
4 Jan 14:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 4 Jan 2020 8:38 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.39°N / 99.21°W (Mexico City, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Chichinautzin (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NNW of Alvaro Obregon (pop: 726,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) S of Miguel Hidalgo (pop: 372,900) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) W of Colonia del Valle (pop: 250,000) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) W of Benito Juarez (pop: 355,000) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) N of Magdalena Contreras (pop: 238,400) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NW of Coyoacan (pop: 620,400) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) ENE of Delegacion Cuajimalpa de Morelos (pop: 160,500) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SW of Cuauhtémoc (pop: 531,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Iztapalapa (pop: 1,815,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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