Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Cruz del Milagro, 12 km west of Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, July 4, 1980 at 09:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 119 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 119.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.921°N / 95.026°W↗ (Cruz del Milagro, Veracruz, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.921°S / 84.974°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Vista Hermosa (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WSW of Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Catemaco (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Tuxtla (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) SE of Xalapa (Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 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||119 km||Veracruz, Mexico||USGS|
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