Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.0 - Oaxaca, Mexico, mercoledì, 29 novembre 1978

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.0 - Oaxaca, Mexico, mercoledì, 29 novembre 1978

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

Data & ora: 29 Nov 1978 23:06:26 UTC
Magnitudine: 5
Profondità: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.857°N / 96.355°W (Messico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km NNO da Paso Limon (pop: 58) --> Vedi sismi vicini
5 km NO da Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> Vedi sismi vicini
10 km SE da Pluma Hidalgo (pop: 587) --> Vedi sismi vicini
16 km S da San Mateo Piñas (pop: 297) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km NE da San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
21 km OSO da San Miguel del Puerto (pop: 779) --> Vedi sismi vicini
26 km ONO da Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
32 km SSO da San Juan Ozolotepec (pop: 615) --> Vedi sismi vicini
33 km E da Santo Domingo de Morelos (pop: 1,620) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km S da San Cristobal Amatlan (pop: 4,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
52 km ESE da San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> Vedi sismi vicini
57 km SO da Santa Maria Quiegolani (pop: 830) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km S da San Jose (pop: 1,470) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km SSE da Sitio de Xitlapehua (pop: 522) --> Vedi sismi vicini
59 km SSE da Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
63 km E da Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> Vedi sismi vicini
63 km S da San Pedro Martir Quiechapa (pop: 753) --> Vedi sismi vicini
63 km S da San Pedro Martir Quiechapa (pop: 753) --> Vedi sismi vicini
72 km SSE da San Simon Almolongas (pop: 1,270) --> Vedi sismi vicini
74 km OSO da Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> Vedi sismi vicini
75 km SE da San Nicolas (pop: 797) --> Vedi sismi vicini
76 km OSO da San Pedro Huamelula (pop: 2,250) --> Vedi sismi vicini
77 km E da Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
83 km SSE da Coatecas Altas (pop: 2,850) --> Vedi sismi vicini
83 km SO da Asuncion Tlacolulita (pop: 540) --> Vedi sismi vicini
84 km SSE da San Juan Lachigalla (pop: 1,080) --> Vedi sismi vicini
89 km SSE da Ejutla de Crespo (pop: 9,750) --> Vedi sismi vicini
93 km OSO da San Miguel Tenango (pop: 640) --> Vedi sismi vicini
97 km SSE da San Martin de los Canseco (pop: 816) --> Vedi sismi vicini
97 km S da Yaxe (pop: 2,680) --> Vedi sismi vicini
99 km SE da San Francisco Sola (pop: 1,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
101 km SO da Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> Vedi sismi vicini
104 km SSE da Santa Lucia Ocotlan (pop: 3,540) --> Vedi sismi vicini
106 km SSE da Ayoquezco de Aldama (pop: 3,830) --> Vedi sismi vicini
117 km SO da Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
124 km SE da Teojomulco (pop: 2,090) --> Vedi sismi vicini
134 km SE da Santiago Textitlan (pop: 850) --> Vedi sismi vicini
494 km SE da Città del Messico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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 5.0 quake Oaxaca, Mexico, 29 November 1978 23:06 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 02 Dec 1978 03:55 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Dec 1978 03:24 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Nov 1978 00:01 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 29 November 1978 at 23:06 (GMT)
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