Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 6km N of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Thursday, 12 June 1980 at 20:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 14.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.40367°N / 115.18217°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SE of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Colonia La Puerta (pop: 885) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NW of Ejido Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
2154 km (1339 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||15 km||6km 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.