Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 3km SSW of Mexicali, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 8 July 1980 at 19:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.63167°N / 115.4825°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) W of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) E of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of El Centro (USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Holtville (USA) (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Imperial (USA) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2192 km (1362 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||6 km||3km SSW of Mexicali, 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.