Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Villa Sola de Vega, 55 km west of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, July 31, 1980 at 04:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 47 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.412°N / 97.109°W↗ (Villa Sola de Vega, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.412°S / 82.891°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Sola de Vega (pop: 1,850) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) N of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Ocotlan de Morelos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan (pop: 67,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of San Antonio de la Cal (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Santa Maria Azompa (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.4||47 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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