Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4km SSW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 06:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.3225°N / 115.21667°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NNE of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NW of Ciudad Coahuila (Kilometro Cincuenta y Siete) (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2151 km (1337 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||6 km||4km SSW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.