Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Baja California, Mexico, on Sunday, 20 July 1980 at 21:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.266°N / 115.15°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Familia Mandujano (Ejido Sonora 2) (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Hermosillo (pop: 5,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2142 km (1331 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||5 km||Baja California, Mexico||USGS|
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