Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 7km ENE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Thursday, 31 July 1980 at 16:11 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 14.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.58933°N / 115.28183°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NE of Familia Gamez (Ejido Islas Agrarias B) (pop: 33) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ENE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) ESE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2174 km (1351 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||15 km||7km ENE 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.