Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - San Pedro Pochutla, 28 km west of Crucecita, Mexico, on Thursday, November 30, 1978 at 07:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.685°N / 96.377°W↗ (San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.685°S / 83.623°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Tahueca (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SE of Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSE of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of San Augustin (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (316 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||33 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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