Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 13km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 17 June 1980 at 12:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.46567°N / 115.23633°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Familia Garcia Mendoza (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2162 km (1344 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||15 km||13km 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.