Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 5km ESE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 20:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.21133°N / 115.12433°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of José Lopez Portillo (Colonia Venustiano Carranza) (pop: 184) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) S of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2137 km (1328 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||6 km||5km ESE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
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