Leve terremoto magnitud 4.8 - Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 21 jul. 1979

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.8 - Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 21 jul. 1979

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 69 km depth

Fecha & hora: 21 Jul 1979 03:53:18 UTC
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 69.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.601°N / 97.045°W (México)
Volcán mas cercano: Pico de Orizaba (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al ESE de Colorado (pop: 478) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
13 km al S de Texcatitlan (pop: 1,110) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
25 km al NE de Asuncion Nochixtlan (Asunción Nochixtlán) (pop: 13,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al NNO de San Francisco Telixtlahuaca (pop: 10,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al NNO de Santa María Atzompa (pop: 21,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al NNO de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
72 km al NNO de Santa Cruz (pop: 67,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al NNO de San Antonio de la Cal (pop: 20,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al ESE de Ciudad de Huajuapam de León (pop: 53,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
299 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: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.869 kmOaxaca, MexicoUSGS
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