Leve terremoto magnitud 4.7 - Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 20 ago. 1979

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.7 - Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 20 ago. 1979

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth

Fecha & hora: 20 Aug 1979 15:50:37 UTC
Magnitud: 4.7
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.847°N / 96.506°W (México)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al NE de El Chilar (pop: 307) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
12 km al NNO de San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
13 km al SO de Pluma Hidalgo (pop: 587) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al E de Santo Domingo de Morelos (pop: 1,620) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al O de Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
25 km al SO de San Mateo Piñas (pop: 297) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al OSO de San Miguel del Puerto (pop: 779) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al SE de San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al SO de San Juan Ozolotepec (pop: 615) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al E de Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
53 km al S de San Cristobal Amatlan (pop: 4,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al S de Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al S de Sitio de Xitlapehua (pop: 522) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al E de Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al SSO de San Jose (pop: 1,470) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
66 km al SSE de San Simon Almolongas (pop: 1,270) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al SO de Quiegolani (pop: 830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al SSE de San Nicolas (pop: 797) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al SSO de San Pedro Martir Quiechapa (pop: 753) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al SSO de San Pedro Martir Quiechapa (pop: 753) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al SSE de Coatecas Altas (pop: 2,850) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
486 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: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 4.733 kmOaxaca, MexicoUSGS
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.7 - Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 20 ago. 1979
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 17 Jun 1928 03:19
    | 7.9 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    hace 93 años
    |
    38km / 24mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 15 Apr 1907 06:08
    | 7.8 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    hace 114 años
    |
    113km / 70mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 29 Nov 1978 19:52
    | 7.7 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    hace 42 años
    |
    20km / 13mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 14 Jan 1903 01:47
    | 7.7 |
    unknown
    |
    hace 118 años
    |
    186km / 115mi
    | Off the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 15 Jan 1931 01:50
    | 7.6 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    hace 90 años
    |
    23km / 14mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 22 Mar 1928 04:17
    | 7.6 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    hace 93 años
    |
    54km / 33mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 09 Oct 1928 03:01
    | 7.5 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 92 años
    |
    113km / 70mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 23 Aug 1965 19:46
    | 7.4 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 55 años
    |
    73km / 45mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 23 Dec 1937 13:18
    | 7.4 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 83 años
    |
    222km / 138mi
    | Guerrero, Mexico
  • 02 Aug 1968 14:06
    | 7.3 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 53 años
    |
    151km / 94mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
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