Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 12km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 10 June 1980 at 15:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.4565°N / 115.22717°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Morelia 2 (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) NW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) E of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2161 km (1343 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||15 km||12km NNW 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.