Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 165 km south of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Friday, June 1, 1979 at 02:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.395°N / 96.963°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.395°S / 83.037°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Mazunte (pop: 873) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSW of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) S of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) S of Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) SSE of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
605 km (376 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||33 km||off the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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