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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.8 km west of Ciudad Sahagun, Tepeapulco, Hidalgo, Mexico, on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at 03:25 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.8 km west of Ciudad Sahagun, Tepeapulco, Hidalgo, Mexico, on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at 03:25 GMT Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.8 km west of Ciudad Sahagun, Tepeapulco, Hidalgo, Mexico, on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at 03:25 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 7, 2005 03:25:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude19.788°N / 98.619°W (Tlanalapa, Mexico, Mexico)
Antipode19.788°S / 81.381°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoApan-Tezontepec (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) SSW of Tlanalapa (pop: 7,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Ciudad Sahagun (pop: 28,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (4 mi) W of Tepeapulco (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Teotihuacan de Arista (México) (pop: 23,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Tepexpan (México) (pop: 102,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) NE of Texcoco (México) (pop: 105,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) ENE of Ojo de Agua (México) (pop: 242,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) NE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) NE of Iztapalapa (Ciudad de México) (pop: 1,815,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) ENE of Toluca de Lerdo (México) (pop: 489,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.05 kmHidalgo, MexicoUSGS
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Seismic station: Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico (TEIG/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1082 km / 672 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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