Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Santo Domingo de Morelos, 51 km east of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Tuesday, June 26, 1979 at 15:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.84°N / 96.602°W↗ (Santo Domingo de Morelos, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.84°S / 83.398°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WNW of San José Piedras Negras (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Candelaria Loxicha (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Santa Maria (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) W of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
481 km (299 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: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||33 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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