Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 216 km southwest of Tuxtla Gutierres, Mexico, on Monday, February 25, 1980 at 10:31 (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: 15.126°N / 94.202°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.126°S / 85.798°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of La Conquista (Pijijiapan) (pop: 473) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSW of San Luqueño (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Vicente Guerrero (pop: 682) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of La Polka (pop: 965) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Tamaulipas (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SW of Colonia Central (pop: 816) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Tierra Santa (pop: 342) --> See nearby quakes!
709 km (440 mi) SE 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||offshore Chiapas, Mexico||USGS|
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