Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 105 km south of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 at 09:49 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 126 km depth
21 Jan 10:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jan 2020 09:49:16 UTC -
Depth: 125.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.2094°N / 94.438°W (Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSW of Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) S of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (228 mi) SE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (344 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||126 km||Veracruz, Mexico||USGS|
|M 4.8||134 km||Veracruz, Mexico||EMSC|
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