Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Monte Águila, 36 km northwest of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, October 9, 1980 at 12:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 66 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.146°N / 95.232°W↗ (Monte Águila, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 17.146°S / 84.768°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Monte Aguila (pop: 669) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Palomares (pop: 3,760) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Donaji (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Mazatlan (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||66 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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