Mag. 4.0 earthquake - La Punta, 13 km west of Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico, on Saturday, 7 July 2007 at 01:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 100 km depth
Depth: 99.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.265°N / 94.02°W (La Punta, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Apas-Navenchauc (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of La Coyotera (Santa Elena) (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
645 km (401 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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