Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Sunday, 26 October 1980 at 15:54 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Puebla, Mexico, on Sunday, 26 October 1980 at 15:54 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 75 km depth

Date & time: 26 Oct 1980 03:54:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.069°N / 97.931°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of San José Texcalapa (pop: 352)
17 km (11 mi) S of San Jeronimo Xayacatlan (pop: 1,160)
19 km (12 mi) SE of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio) (pop: 16,300)
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700)
82 km (51 mi) SE of Izucar de Matamoros (pop: 42,900)
112 km (69 mi) SSE of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100)
197 km (122 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.375 kmPuebla, MexicoUSGS
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