Date & time: Friday, 9 May 2014 08:42 UTC
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.16°N / 100.84°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (245 km)
Primary data source: SSN Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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