Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 10km SE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Wednesday, 11 June 1980 at 19:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.49533°N / 115.2795°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SE of Familia Leon Martinez (Ejido Sinaloa) (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Colonia Polvora (pop: 633) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) W of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2168 km (1347 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||15 km||10km 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.