Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 90 km south of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, 12 March 2020 at 07:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 182 km depth
12 Mar 07:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 182.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.36°N / 94.25°W (Boca del Encajonado, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Nuevo Naranjos (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Helio Garcia Alfaro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ENE of Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Niños Héroes (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Poblado Cinco (pop: 1,330) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Cuichapa (pop: 7,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
564 km (350 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||182 km||Veracruz, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.3||182 km||63 km al SUR de LAS CHOAPAS, VER (Mexico)||SSN|
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