Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Gulf of Mexico, 12 km northeast of Veracruz, Mexico, on Tuesday, 14 February 2012 at 06:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 17 km depth
Depth: 16.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.274°N / 96.092°W (Gulf of Mexico, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Los Atlixcos (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Veracruz (pop: 428,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ENE of Fraccionamiento Geovillas los Pinos (Veracruz) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Valente Diaz (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NNE of El Tejar (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Anton Lizardo (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of José Cardel (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Soledad de Doblado (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Alvarado (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) E of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||17 km||offshore Veracruz, Mexico||USGS|
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