Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - 12 km southwest of Santo Domingo Teojomulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 15 April 1907 at 06:08 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.513°N / 97.304°W (Santo Domingo Teojomulco, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Cuajinicuil (pop: 645) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Ocotlan de Morelos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan (pop: 67,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of San Antonio de la Cal (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Santa Maria Atzompa (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1016 joules (8784 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.6 x 106 tons of TNT or 472.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.8||30 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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