Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 8km NNE of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 12:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.42283°N / 115.16567°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) W of Rancho Salas (Ejido Saltillo) (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
2 km (2 mi) ENE of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Ejido Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
2154 km (1339 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||6 km||8km NNE 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.