Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8km SSW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 17 June 1980 at 14:54 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2865°N / 115.21833°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
2149 km (1335 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||6 km||8km SSW 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.