Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Hidalgo, 117 km north of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 19:19 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 32 km depth
9 Aug 01:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.46°N / 98.9°W (Santiago de Anaya, Hidalgo, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Jocotitlán (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of El Encino (pop: 294) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Actopan (pop: 29,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NE of Tepatepec (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SW of Zacualtipan (Zacualtipán) (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Ixmiquilpan (pop: 34,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NE of Progreso de Alvaro Obregon (Progreso) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Mixquiahuala de Juarez (Mixquiahuala de Juárez) (pop: 25,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Pachuca (pop: 256,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of La Providencia Siglo XXI (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) N of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||32 km||Hidalgo, Mexico||EMSC|
|3.6||32 km||22 km al NORTE de ACTOPAN, HGO (Mexico)||SSN|
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