Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA (USA), on Thursday, 26 June 1980 at 20:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.73583°N / 115.4135°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NE of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ESE of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NE of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Puebla (Mexico) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
3502 km (2176 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3502 km (2176 mi) W of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||15 km||9km SSW of Holtville, CA (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.