Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 62km ENE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 15 July 1980 at 21:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.88367°N / 115.935°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) ESE of La Huerta (pop: 131) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) E of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Rumorosa (pop: 1,840) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Cereso del Hongo (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (Alberto Oviedo Mota) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
2176 km (1352 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||62km ENE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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