Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Lázaro Cárdenas, 35 km north of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, June 6, 1980 at 15:05 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 124 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 124.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.177°N / 95.135°W↗ (Lázaro Cárdenas, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.177°S / 84.865°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Arroyo Limon (pop: 202) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (7 mi) SW of Donaji (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Santa Ana (pop: 1,340) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WNW of Cuauhtémoc (pop: 2,260) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) N of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (305 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||124 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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