Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 19 March 1985 at 16:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.474°N / 96.398°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Tierra Blanca (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Acatlan de Pérez Figueroa (Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa) (pop: 6,040) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) N of Temascal (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WSW of La Isla (pop: 24,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of Tres Valles (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of San Juan Bautista (pop: 101,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Cosamaloapan (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Loma Bonita (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Cordoba (pop: 140,900) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 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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|M 4.3||33 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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