1937 Orizaba earthquake
|Date||July 25, 1937 (July 26, 1937 UTC)|
|Depth||35 km (22 mi) |
The 1937 Orizaba earthquake occurred on July 26 at 03:47 UTC, near Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. It had a magnitude of 7.3 on the surface wave magnitude scale. Thirty four people were reported dead. Damage was reported in Esperanza, Puebla. This was an intraplate earthquake within the subducting Cocos Plate.
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