Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake - Santa Ana Tututepec, 4.8 km north of Santa Maria Acatepec, Mexico, on Tuesday, October 9, 1928 at 03:01 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.19°N / 97.502°W↗ (Santa Ana Tututepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.19°S / 82.498°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Santa Ana Tututepec (pop: 609) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) S of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) WSW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (pop: 5,680) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.5||25 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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