Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Offshore Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, 25 July 1974 at 09:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 76 km depth
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.367°N / 96.25°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Los Atlixcos (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) N of San Julian (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of José Cardel (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) N of Fraccionamiento Geovillas los Pinos (Veracruz) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Valente Diaz (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Veracruz (pop: 428,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of El Tejar (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Soledad de Doblado (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Anton Lizardo (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) E of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||76 km||offshore Veracruz, Mexico||USGS|
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