Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - La S, Oaxaca, 70 km south of Isla, Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 4, 1980 at 14:30 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - La S, Oaxaca, 70 km south of Isla, Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 4, 1980 at 14:30 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 123 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jun 4, 1980 14:30:00 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.402°N / 95.62°W (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.402°S / 84.38°E
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) WSW of Trinidad (pop: 651) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of Santa Maria Puxmetacan (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of San Juan del Rio (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Jaltepec de Candayoc (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of San Felipe Cihualtepec (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of San Juan Cotzocon (pop: 3,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) S of Isla (Veracruz) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ENE of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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4.2123 kmOaxaca, MexicoUSGS
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