Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 7km SW of Holtville, CA (USA), on Friday, 4 July 1980 at 17:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.77°N / 115.43917°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) E of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Puebla (Mexico) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSE of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
3503 km (2176 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3503 km (2176 mi) W of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||15 km||7km SW 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.