Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Friday, 8 December 2000 at 22:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 69 km depth
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.104°N / 97.501°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NE of Cruz Chica (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSW of San Gabriel Chilac (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SW of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Zinacatepec (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Ajalpan (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Coxcatlan (Coxcatlán) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NE of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) E of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||69 km||Puebla, Mexico||USGS|
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