Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 24km SE of Ocotillo, CA (Mexico), on Monday, 23 June 1980 at 15:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 14 km depth
Depth: 14.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.55317°N / 115.84833°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WSW of La Rosita (pop: 32) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Rumorosa (pop: 1,840) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of El Centro (USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Tecate (pop: 64,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2214 km (1376 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||14 km||24km SE of Ocotillo, CA (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.