Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 69 km south of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 08:31 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 196 km depth
18 Feb 11:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 57 minutes.
Depth: 196.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.54°N / 94.33°W (Carolino Anaya Ramírez, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) WNW of Adalberto Tejeda (Seccion Cinco) (pop: 249) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Adalberto Tejeda (pop: 645) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NE of José Guadalupe Rodriguez (pop: 193) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) E of Carrizal Cinco de Febrero (pop: 444) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Nuevo Atoyac (pop: 867) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Niños Héroes (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (340 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||196 km||Veracruz, Mexico||EMSC|
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