Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 17 December 2007 at 09:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 89 km depth
Depth: 88.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.769°N / 93.815°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Apas-Navenchauc (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SSW of San Agustin (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of La Linea (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
695 km (432 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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