Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 17 September 2007 at 22:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 71 km depth
Depth: 71.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.847°N / 93.91°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Apas-Navenchauc (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) SSW of General Lazaro Cardenas (Vuelta Rica) (pop: 265) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) W of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SW of Chiapa de Corzo (pop: 45,100) --> See nearby quakes!
681 km (423 mi) SE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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