Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Hidalgo, Mexico, on Tuesday, 27 January 1987 at 16:33 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.947°N / 98.536°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Apan-Tezontepec (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Cuatro Vientos (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SW of Singuilucan (pop: 4,080) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Tepeapulco (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Ciudad Sahagun (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Santiago Tulantepec (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of La Providencia Siglo XXI (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Tulancingo (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Pachuca (pop: 256,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NE of Ixtapalapa (pop: 1,815,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||33 km||Hidalgo, Mexico||USGS|
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