Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 3km ENE of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 4 July 1980 at 14:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.3615°N / 115.165°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of El Chimi (Ejido Nuevo Leon) (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SW of Hermosillo (pop: 5,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2150 km (1336 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||15 km||3km ENE 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.