Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 02 abr. 1979

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 02 abr. 1979

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

Fecha & hora: 2 Apr 1979 03:46:05 UTC
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.084°N / 96.603°W (México)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km al NNO de Desviacion Copalita (Barrio Progreso) (pop: 181) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al E de San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
26 km al NO de Pluma Hidalgo (pop: 587) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al S de Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
29 km al NNE de Santo Domingo de Morelos (pop: 1,620) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
30 km al ONO de San Mateo Piñas (pop: 297) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
31 km al SSO de Sitio de Xitlapehua (pop: 522) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
33 km al SO de San Cristobal Amatlan (pop: 4,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al O de San Juan Ozolotepec (pop: 615) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al SSE de San Simon Almolongas (pop: 1,270) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
40 km al SSE de San Nicolas (pop: 797) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
40 km al NNO de San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al NO de Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
42 km al ENE de Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al SO de San Jose (pop: 1,470) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al ONO de San Miguel del Puerto (pop: 779) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
51 km al S de Coatecas Altas (pop: 2,850) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
53 km al SO de San Pedro Martir Quiechapa (pop: 753) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
53 km al SO de San Pedro Martir Quiechapa (pop: 753) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al SSE de Heroica Ciudad de Ejutla de Crespo (pop: 9,750) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al ENE de Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al S de San Juan Lachigalla (pop: 1,080) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al SSO de Santa Maria Zoquitlan (pop: 1,690) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al SE de San Francisco Sola (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
63 km al OSO de Quiegolani (pop: 830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al SSE de San Martin de los Canseco (pop: 816) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al SSE de Ayoquezco de Aldama (pop: 3,830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al S de Yaxe (pop: 2,680) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al S de Santa Lucia Ocotlan (pop: 3,540) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al S de San Baltazar Chichicapam (pop: 2,410) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
78 km al S de San Miguel Tilquiapam (pop: 3,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al S de Ocotlan de Morelos (pop: 15,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
458 km al SE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.033 kmOaxaca, MexicoUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.0 terremoto: Oaxaca, Mexico Mon, 2 Apr 1979 03:46

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 02 abr. 1979
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