Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 13km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 4 August 1980 at 07:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.46783°N / 115.24283°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Ejido Chihuahua (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2163 km (1344 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||15 km||13km NNW of Delta, 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.