Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 29 December 1980 at 22:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 74 km depth
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.16°N / 97.892°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) E of El Rastrojo (pop: 721) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) NNE of Putla Villa de Guerrero (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Santiago Juxtlahuaca (pop: 9,570) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) S of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NE of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Tlapa de Comonfort (Tlapa) (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) W of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) SSE of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||74 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Oaxaca, Mexico, 29 December 1980 22:10 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 30 Dec 1980 00:36 UTC| M 4.3 |73 km (45.4 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details