Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 2km SSW of Guadalupe Victoria, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 11 July 1980 at 15:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.26867°N / 115.11267°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NW of Ejido Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SE of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) S of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||6 km||2km SSW of Guadalupe Victoria, 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.