Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 69 km southwest of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, January 21, 1980 at 13:31 (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: 16.358°N / 98.96°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.358°S / 81.04°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Las Lajas (Copala) (pop: 464) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) S of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Cuautepec (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Florencio Villarreal (Cruz Grande) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SE of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) S 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||offshore Guerrero, Mexico||USGS|
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