Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 12km SE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Wednesday, 18 June 1980 at 22:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.4915°N / 115.25967°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WNW of Ejido Chihuahua (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2166 km (1346 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||8.1 km||12km SE of Puebla, 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.