Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - San Lorenzo Jilotepequillo, 70 km west of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, March 14, 1980 at 08:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 41 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.226°N / 95.845°W↗ (San Lorenzo Jilotepequillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.226°S / 84.155°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NE of San Matias Petacaltepec (pop: 696) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of San Pedro Huamelula (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NE of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (309 mi) SE 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||41 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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