Mag. 1.7 earthquake - 12km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 17 June 1980 at 12:11 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 17 Jun 1980 12:11:36 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.46067°N / 115.23083°W
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto
(8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:3 km (2 mi) SSE of Ejido Chihuahua
(pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!7 km (4 mi) NW of Ejido Nuevo Leon
(pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!14 km (8 mi) E of Jesus Sanson Flores
(pop: 626) --> See nearby quakes!16 km (10 mi) WSW of Ejido Jiquilpan
(pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!16 km (10 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!28 km (17 mi) SE of Mexicali
(pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!2162 km (1343 mi) NW of Mexico City
(pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS
(United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107
joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||15 km||12km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
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User reports for this quake
At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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