Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 27 April 2004 at 17:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 51 km depth
Depth: 51.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.15°N / 97.634°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ENE of San Francisco Huapanapan (pop: 206) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Petlalcingo (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of San Gabriel Chilac (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Tehuacan (pop: 248,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) WSW of Zinacatepec (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Ajalpan (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SE 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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