Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Thursday, 24 June 1999 at 08:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 9 km depth
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.189°N / 97.865°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Totoltepec de Guerrero (pop: 911) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Petlalcingo (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) E of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of San Felipe Otlaltepec (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Zinacatepec (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Ajalpan (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> 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||8.5 km||Puebla, Mexico||USGS|
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