Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 14km ESE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 5 September 1980 at 16:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.5165°N / 115.221°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) W of Ninguno (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NE of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NNW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) ESE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2165 km (1345 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||6 km||14km ESE 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.