Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 47 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, June 27, 1980 at 06:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 82 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.678°N / 93.855°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.678°S / 86.145°E↗
Nearest volcano: Apas-Navenchauc (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Tamaulipas (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Emiliano Zapata (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
697 km (433 mi) SE 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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