Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Santa Maria Ipalapa, 34 km north of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, June 7, 1980 at 03:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 49 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.645°N / 98.03°W↗ (Santa Maria Ipalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.645°S / 81.97°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NNE of Santa Maria Ipalapa (pop: 1,910) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of San Antonio Tepetlapa (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ENE of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Zacatepec (pop: 4,850) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of San Juan Colorado (pop: 5,560) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.8||49 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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