Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Asunción Tlacolulita, 76 km west of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, August 4, 1980 at 00:22 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.257°N / 95.706°W↗ (Asunción Tlacolulita, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.257°S / 84.294°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) SE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||33 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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