Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Saturday, 21 March 1998 at 21:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.112°N / 98.596°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Iztaccíhuatl (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Xalitzintla (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Amecameca (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of San Rafael (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Ozumba de Alzate (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of Moyotzingo (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of San Martin Texmelucan de Labastida (pop: 75,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NW of Atlixco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Cholula (pop: 87,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Iztapalapa (pop: 1,815,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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