Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 1km SSE of San Luis Rio Colorado, Son., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 17 June 1980 at 18:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.45467°N / 114.77067°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) SE of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) SSE of San Luis (Yuma County, USA) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Hermosillo (pop: 5,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Somerton (Yuma County, USA) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Ejido Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Arizona (USA) (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NE of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ENE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2127 km (1322 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||6 km||1km SSE of San Luis Rio Colorado, Son., 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.