Mag. 1.9 earthquake - 4km ESE of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Sunday, 24 August 1980 at 22:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 2 km depth
Depth: 1.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.5735°N / 115.54667°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNE of Colinas de Mexicali (pop: 124) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) ESE of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of El Centro (USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) S of Imperial (USA) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2193 km (1362 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.9||1.8 km||4km ESE of Progreso, 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.