Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Cerro Alto, 1.1 km south of Cerro Alto, Cotaxtla, Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, 13 May 2011 at 00:33 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
Depth: 27.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.835°N / 96.433°W (Cerro Alto, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSW of Cerro Alto (pop: 496) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Soledad de Doblado (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Piedras Negras (pop: 8,770) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Cuitlahuac (Cuitláhuac) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of La Isla (pop: 24,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Valente Diaz (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Tierra Blanca (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Veracruz (pop: 428,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Cordoba (pop: 140,900) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) ESE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||27 km||Veracruz, Mexico||USGS|
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