Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 95 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico, on Monday, January 21, 1980 at 13:41 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.831°N / 98.762°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.831°S / 81.238°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Tecoyame (pop: 249) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SSE of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) S of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||33 km||offshore Guerrero, Mexico||USGS|
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