Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Monday, 26 December 1977 at 07:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 67 km depth
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.27°N / 97.1°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of Coxcatlan (Coxcatlán) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Teotitlan (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Zinacatepec (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Ajalpan (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Ciudad Mendoza (pop: 35,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Orizaba (pop: 120,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Cordoba (pop: 140,900) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ESE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||67 km||Puebla, Mexico||USGS|
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