Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Monday, 21 September 1998 at 16:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 1 km depth
Depth: 0.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.101°N / 98.534°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Xalitzintla (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SW of Santa Ana Xalmimilulco (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Moyotzingo (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of San Martin Texmelucan de Labastida (pop: 75,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Atlixco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) E of Amecameca (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Cholula (pop: 87,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of San Andrés Cholula (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Ixtapalapa (pop: 1,815,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||0.5 km||Puebla, Mexico||USGS|
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