Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, November 3, 1980 at 20:48 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.62°N / 95.08°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.62°S / 84.92°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) S of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (375 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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