Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, 14 August 1987 at 09:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 131 km depth
Depth: 130.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.008°N / 96.106°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Los Atlixcos (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SE of El Tejar (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Anton Lizardo (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Veracruz (pop: 428,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Valente Diaz (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Fraccionamiento Geovillas los Pinos (Veracruz) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Alvarado (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) N of La Isla (pop: 24,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of José Cardel (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Tierra Blanca (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) E of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||131 km||Veracruz, Mexico||USGS|
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