Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 9km SE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 21:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.511°N / 115.28533°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Familia Leon Martinez (Ejido Sinaloa) (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2169 km (1348 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||6 km||9km SE of Puebla, 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.