Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Friday, October 24, 1980 at 17:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 85 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.327°N / 98.214°W (Mexico)
Antipode: 18.327°S / 81.786°E
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Hermenegildo Galeana (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Matamoros (pop: 42,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Atlixco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Puebla de Zaragoza (pop: 1,434,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Amozoc de Mota (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) S of Cholula (pop: 87,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) W of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Cuautla (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Mexico (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) | about seismic energy
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|4.7||85 km||Puebla, Mexico||USGS|
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