Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Santiago Tapextla, 38 km west of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, February 2, 1980 at 19:12 (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: 16.305°N / 98.411°W↗ (Santiago Tapextla, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.305°S / 81.589°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Llano Grande (pop: 950) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of San Nicolas (Guerrero) (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Santiago Llano Grande (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) WSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) SSE of Mexico City (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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