Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 5km WNW of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 15:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.20383°N / 115.05417°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Familia Gutiérrez Romero (Ejido Plan de Ayala) (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SW of Ejido Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2131 km (1324 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||5km WNW of Estacion Coahuila, 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.