Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 9km N of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Wednesday, 11 June 1980 at 20:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.43433°N / 115.20533°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Chorizo Morelia (Ejido Morelia) (pop: 80) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) N of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2158 km (1341 mi) NW of Mexico City (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||9km N 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.