Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico, on Saturday, February 2, 1980 at 13:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.18°N / 98.431°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.18°S / 81.569°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SW of Callejon de Romulo (pop: 494) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSE of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Santiago Llano Grande (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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