Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 30km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Sunday, 17 August 1980 at 00:34 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.13817°N / 115.4715°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Familia Meza Cervantes (Colonia Mariana) (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SW of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2158 km (1341 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||6 km||30km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
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