Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 13km SSE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Wednesday, 30 July 1980 at 14:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.46517°N / 115.2895°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Colonia Polvora (pop: 633) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Ejido Sonora (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) W of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2166 km (1346 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||6 km||13km SSE of Puebla, 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.