Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 3km SSW of Guadalupe Victoria, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Tuesday, 2 September 1980 at 18:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.26017°N / 115.117°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Gonzalez Ortega 1 (Colonia Baja California) (pop: 349) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2139 km (1329 mi) NW of Mexiko (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||6 km||3km SSW of Guadalupe Victoria, 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.