Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 4km ENE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 8 July 1980 at 00:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2455°N / 115.13283°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Las Palmas (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) SSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SSE of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
2140 km (1330 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||6 km||4km ENE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.