Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Puebla, Mexico, on Monday, 21 January 2002 at 18:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 97 km depth
Depth: 97.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.22°N / 97.2°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Las Cumbres (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Rafael J. Garcia (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Coscomatepec de Bravo (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Huatusco (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Xico (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Coatepec (pop: 53,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Perote (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Orizaba (pop: 120,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SW of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of Cordoba (pop: 140,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) E of Mexiko (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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|M 4.1||97 km||Puebla, Mexico||USGS|
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