Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Albino Zertuche, 2.8 km northeast of Toltecamila, Mexico, on Friday, 20 March 2015 at 23:47 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 53 km depth
21 Mar 18:19 UTC: First to report: SSN after 19 hours.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2015 23:47:01 UTC
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.98°N / 98.6°W (Albino Zertuche, Puebla, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Xochicontla (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Xochihuehuetlan (Xochihuehuetlán, Guerrero) (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Tulcingo de Valle (pop: 5,250) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Huamuxtitlan (Huamuxtitlán, Guerrero) (pop: 6,060) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Olinala (Olinalá, Guerrero) (pop: 5,790) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Chiautla de Tapia (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Jolalpan (pop: 7,020) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Tlapa de Comonfort (Tlapa, Guerrero) (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||53 km||36 km al SUR de CHIAUTLA DE TAPIA, PUE||SSN|
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